#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for April 28, 2020

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I, Podius ain’t your daddy’s I, Claudius-based podcast! On Episode 10 of I, Podius, hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan recap another thrilling episode of “I, Claudius” and we take a special Dispatch from the Empire with friend to the show Gillian Jacobs. Plus, Producer Jordan Kauwling’s mom is back!

Reform, negligent chariot driving and mild pyrotechnics. It’s the turn of Servius Tullis, Rome’s 6th King to feature. Servius’ rise, his fall, reforms and a few puns are all included so get listening.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, people will be saved by the shields.

… 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)