#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 15, 2020

Hodie est Id. Quint. 2772 AUC ~ 25 Skirophorion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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The legendary Michael Scott joins us to tell a comprehensive tale of Delphi, while Alina tries desperately not to fangirl… And fails!

This edition of Staging the Archive was recorded in June 2020, bringing together Dr Estelle Baudou (Marie-Curie Research Fellow at the APGRD; actor and dramaturg) and Struan Leslie (movement director and choreographer; founding Head of Movement at the RSC 2008-2013). Estelle and Struan begin with a photograph from last year’s danced chorus workshop to discuss their professional and personal understandings of the changing role of the Chorus.


‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends dissension among the people and a shortage of grain.

… 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)