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Hodie est a.d. XI Kal. Apr. 2772 AUC ~ 28 Anthesterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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NT Pod 89, “How was the Forgery of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Proved?”, is the third of four podcasts on the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife. It is just over eighteen minutes long. NT Pod 89: How was the Forgery of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife Proved?

In this episode, we discuss the year 413 BC of the Peloponnesian War, including the rise of Archelaus to the Macedonian throne, the Athenian attack on the Laconian coastline which technically broke the peace treaty, the defeats by the Athenian army and navy at Syracuse, and the retreat and ultimate surrender of the Athenians, which brought the Sicilian Expedition to an end.

Tres amici de pestilentia late divulgata loquuntur.


‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the destruction of birds but an abundance of daily needs.

… 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)