Hodie est Non. Oct, 2772 AUC ~ 20 Boedromion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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Did you think the tale of Hercules/Heracles ended with the completion of his 12 tasks?! If you did, you are in for quite the surprise. Our hero’s mortal journey has only just begun.
- [BMCR] Claudia Nelson, Anne Morey, Topologies of the classical world in children’s fiction: palimpsests, maps, and fractals. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
- [BMCR] Linda Grant, Latin erotic elegy and the shaping of sixteenth-century English love poetry: lascivious poets. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
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- [BMCR] Paola Bassino, The Certamen Homeri et Hesiodi: a commentary. Texte und Kommentare, Band 59. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019.
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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends plenty of pulses but little wine.
… 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)