#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 31, 2020

Hodie est pr. Kal. Sext. 2772 AUC ~ 12 Hekatombaion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

In the News

In Case You Missed It

Fresh Bloggery

Fresh Podcasts

Guest: Edith Hall, Professor, Classics, King’s College London, and author, “Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life” Want to be more happy? Some look for tips and tricks from influencers, magazines, YouTube. Hall suggests we look back to Aristotle to find the recipe for happiness.

In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics. In this episode Jasper ponders on if the Romans intentionally downplayed their naval capabilities before the first Punic war? Thank you to patron of the podcast Dag Atle for suggesting this question.

The Binding of Cassandra is the second of four ‘mini-episodes’ or prologues to our second season of Lore & Legend, which focuses on Greek mythology.  Season 2: The Gates of Dream explores the Gods and Spirits of the Greek Underworld – the Lands of Dream, Death, and Darkest Fate.

Book Reviews


‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

No entry for today!

… 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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