Hodie est a.d. III Id. Mart. 2772 AUC ~ 19 Anthesterion in the third year of the 699th Olympia
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A podcast by DJ Watkins and AJ Keen of Bristol Grammar School to help GCSE Class Civ pupils to revise for their Myth and Religion and Homeric World topics.
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[all five series available now]
- [BMCR] Brigitte Steger, Piazza Armerina : la villa romaine du Casale en Sicile. Antiqva 17. Paris: Picard, 2017.
- [BMCR] Stephen Mitchell, Phillipp Pilhofer, Early Christianity in Asia Minor and Cyprus: from the margins to the mainstream. Ancient Judaism and early Christianity, 109. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019.
- [BMCR] Isabelle C. Torrance, Euripides: Iphigenia among the Taurians. Companions to Greek and Roman tragedy . London; New York: IB Tauris, 2019.
- [BMCR] Simon Thijs, Obsidibus imperatis: Formen der Geiselstellung und ihre Anwendung in der Römischen Republik. Philippika, 129. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends abundance, but the wild beasts will be destroyed; fish will increase and reptiles will invade settlements, but will not be harmful.
… 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)