#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 3, 2020

Hodie est a.d. V Non. Quint. 2772 AUC ~ 13 Skirophorion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics. In this episode Jasper tells explains why the Roman army drew lots in AD69.

This edition of Staging the Archive podcast was recorded in March 2020, bringing together Professor Oliver Taplin (Emeritus Professor of Classics, Oxford, and co-founder of the APGRD) and Dr Giovanna Di Martino (Lecturer in Classics, Oxford) discussing Sicily’s privileged relationship with ancient Greek theatre. In particular, they focus on early-mid 20th century performances of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon at the Greek theatre at Syracuse.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a harsh winter.

… 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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