#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 9, 2020

Hodie est a.d. VII Id. Mart. 2772 AUC ~ 15 Anthesterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Hodie dies est VIII mensis Martii, duabus de causis laetus sum.

I, Podius ain’t your daddy’s I, Claudius-based podcast! On Episode 4 hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan recap “Poison is Queen” and more! Don’t touch the figs!

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the ruin of human beings and the birth of wild beasts.

… 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)