Hodie est a.d. IV Id Sept. 2772 AUC ~ 23 Metageitnion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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The Wars of the Diadochi begin, as Perdiccas prepares to attack Ptolemy in Egypt to recover Alexander’s body and secure his southern flank. Meanwhile, Eumenes is tasked with defending Anatolia from Antipater, Craterus, and Antigonus the One-Eyed, as the coalition assembled against him prepares to cross into Asia.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends strife in the place where the thunder was heard and also elsewhere.
… 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)