#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for August 12, 2020

Hodie est pr. Id. Sext. 2772 AUC ~ 24 Hekatombaion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Cambridge University’s Tim Whitmarsh joins us for a fascinating talk on Ancient Greek identity. How do you define who was Greek and who wasn’t? How did citizenship work? How did they view themselves? And how did they see others, such as the Romans?

NT Pod 94 is my review of Ariel Sabar, Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife. It is just under 19 minutes long. NT Pod 94: Review of Ariel Sabar’s Veritas (mp3)  The book is: Ariel Sabar, Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife (New York: Doubleday, 2020) Previous podcasts in this series: NT Pod 87: What is the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife?NT Pod 88: Is the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife a forgery?NT Pod 89: How was the forgery of the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife proved?NT Pod 90: How was the forgery of the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife confirmed?

Today’s show is about Aristotle, one of the earliest and greatest thinkers to take up the subject of the Good Life.

Heisenberg? Aristotle? Join me to find out how they’re linked in this episode. Enjoy!

Book Reviews

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Alia

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends an abundance of cattle fodder and acorns, but the first period of ripening will not be so good.

… 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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