#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 10, 2020

Hodie est a.d. VI Id. Mart. 2772 AUC ~ 16 Anthesterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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In this month’s episode, the Tyrant Periander needs a favour from his dead wife, but she may not be in an obliging mood… This story has been adapted from Herodotus 5.92. It’s followed by a short talk…

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends destruction for quadrupeds.

… 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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