#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 14, 2020

Hodie est pr. Id. Quint. 2772 AUC ~ 24 Skirophorion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Just how were the Egyptian pyramids built? Our intrepid science reporters, Jeanna and Mindy dig away some of their favourite archaeological mysteries and discoveries that continue to puzzle archaeologists.

Hic narro quid factum sit post bellum mundanum alterum familiae meae.

In this special guest episode, Marc DeSantis and I discuss his most recent book, “A Naval History of the Peloponnesian War: Ships, Men and Money in the War at Sea, 431-404 BC”. In particular, we talk about the ship designs, naval combat, the financial burden of navies, and the overall war strategies of both sides.

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Alia

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the rise of one man to power over many and that man is unjust in state affairs.

… 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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