Hodie est a.d. X Kal. Oct, 2772 AUC ~ 5 Boedromion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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in which Leto gets chased by a Dragon, Her sister gets turned into an Island, Twins happen, We are introduced to the strategy of staying out of reach and shooting them with arrows and remark on the Hellenic ideas about Prophecy.
Come dream with me as we go Deep into the Second Century BCE and experience the dirty wars that are only spoken of with dread, Rome vs. Numantina, Rome vs. Numida. And witness the rise of Gaius Marius.
- [BMCR] Giorgos Papantoniou, Christine Morris, Athanasios Vionis, Unlocking sacred landscapes: spatial analysis of ritual and cult in the Mediterranean. Studies in Mediterranean archaeology, 151. Nicosia: Astrom Editions, 2019.
- [BMCR] Catherine Kearns, Sturt W. Manning, New directions in Cypriot archaeology. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 2019.
- [BMCR] Adrastos Omissi, Alan J. Ross, Imperial Panegyric from Diocletian to Honorius. Translated texts for historians, contexts, 3. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2020.
- [BMCR] Lucia Nováková, Greeks who dwelt beyond the sea: people, places, monuments. Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie, Band 333. Bonn: Habelt Verlag, 2019.
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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
- Homeromanteion | Online Homeric Oracle
- Sortes Virgilianae (English)
- Sortes Virgilianae (Latin)
- Consult the Oracle at UCL
Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends prosperity but a heavy and wet winter.
… 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)