#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 13, 2020

Hodie est a.d. III Id. Quint. 2772 AUC ~ 23 Skirophorion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Ulpian was a Roman jurist, who became quite influential during the rule of the Severan Dynasty. He was considered one of the great legal authorities of his time, and his writings and thoughts formed the basis of the Western Roman Empire. Guest: Dr Zachary Herz (Assistant Professor, Classics, University of Colorado Boulder)


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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the arrival of poisonous reptiles.

… 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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