#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 24, 2020

Hodie est a.d. X Kal. Sext. 2772 AUC ~ 5 Hekatombaion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Despite my royal status and lineage, I am begging you. Spare me, please. May you get everything you want as a huntsman.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

if it thunders today, it portends the possible misfortune of a powerful man.

… 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)