#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for September 1, 2020

Hodie est Kal. Sept. 2772 AUC ~ 14 Metageitnion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Fresh Podcasts

William Sitwell joined me on the pod to discuss the history of the restaurant. Tracing its earliest incarnations in the city of Pompeii, we discuss the events that shape the way we eat today.

A group of freedmen at a party demand a story, and get an exciting tale set on the night of a full moon… I’m delighted to be joined on this episode by Dr Liz Gloyn, from Royal Holloway University, to talk about ancient and modern werewolves, folklore, class and ghosts. This month’s story comes from Petronius, Satyricon, 61-62.

Book Reviews

Alia

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a good harvest and good cheer.

… 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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