#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for February 28, 2020

Hodie est pridie Kal. Mart. 2772 AUC ~ 5 Anthesterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Synopsis: Cleopatra Thea convinces her son Antiochus VIII Grypus to return to Syria and share the throne.  But once Zabinas is defeated and the kingdom secure, Grypus decides to avenge his brother’s murder….

She wove such fine wool; she kept such a fine house; she was so very chaste and never made her father look bad! They weren’t welcome in the public sphere of governance. They couldn’t vote or hold office. Theirs was a distinctly patriarchal world, true fame and public achievement was supposed to be reserved for men…

Dum vis morbi late evagatur in Italia Setemptrionali alia de causa periclitamur.

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Alia

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends both abundance and a disease-bearing wind.

… adapted from the text and translation of:

Jean MacIntosh Turfa, The Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar, in Nancy Thomson de Grummond and Erika Simon (eds.), The Religion of the Etruscans. University of Texas Press, 2006. (Kindle edition)

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