Hodie est a.d. XIII Kal. Sext. 2772 AUC ~ 2 Hekatombaion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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This week, on a special sponsored episode, Anna and Amber explore some of the lesser-known Italic cultural groups that were peripheral to Ancient Rome. We seek out Samnites and uncover Umbrians. We also take a brief tour of Etruscan wine country.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends disagreement among the subject peoples, but only for a short time.
… 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)