#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for August 31, 2020

Hodie est pr.Kal. Sept. 2772 AUC ~ 13 Metageitnion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Cyrus the Great is considered the “Anointed One”, the originator of human rights, and ruthless conqueror. Find out the true story of the founder of the Persian Empire in this week’s Classical Wisdom Speaks Episode with Stephen Dando-Collins.

The Roman Legionary: All that, and so, SO much more. Join Karen and guest Dr Simon Elliott as they discuss the astonishingly array of ways in which the fabled foot-soldier underpinned Roman society in more ways than you could ever have imagined! (recorded over zoom)

In which we go over the basics of the Olympians, discuss the options towards the number of Significant Others Zeus has before settling on Hera, and I have some Opinions on the matter. Also a bit on Practical Religion Vs Myth.

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)