#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for June 9, 2020

Hodie est a.d. V Id. Iun. 2772 AUC ~ 19 Thargelion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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The Roman client king Herod (c. 73-4 BCE) ruled Judea for thirty years. Learn about his rule, and the political and religious climate of Judea just before the birth of Christ.

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the destruction of flocks by wolves.

… 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)