#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for the Weekend of June 27-28, 2020

Hodie est a.d. IV Kal Quint. 2772 AUC ~ 8 Skirophorion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Professor Paul Cartledge discusses a marble kouros statue from the sanctuary of Apollo Ptoios near Thebes (550-540 BC), now in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Vindolanda was an auxiliary Roman fort, just south of Hadrian’s wall in the province of Britannia. It has gained significance as an archaeological site, for what we can learn about the military and the lives of everyday Romans. Guest: Associate Professor Rhiannon Evans (Classics and Ancient History, La Trobe University)

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a good harvest.

… 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)

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