#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 27, 2020

Hodie est a.d. VI Kal. Iun. 2772 AUC ~ 6 Thargelion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Caesar crosses the Rubicon, Mark Antony becomes the Tribune of the Plebs, and Pullo, somehow, gets the blame for bringing down the Roman republic! Raising Standards, an occasional rewatch podcast of HBO’s Rome, hosted by Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith of the Emperors of Rome podcast.

Lysias, Hercules, Marsyas, Niobe and guest star Luke Giuntoli are going to let you in on a secret. Hubris probably isn’t what Tumblr told you it was

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends prodigies and a comet will flash.

… 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)