#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for the Weekend of October 31/November 1

Hodie est Kal. Nov. 2772 AUC ~ 15 Pyanepsion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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The Greeks Prepare for Xerxes Second Persian Invasion

Content Warning: Horror, Body Horror, Sexual Violence, Rape, Disturbing Sounds & Scenes. Join us for the second of our Halloween specials this week. Tonight’s storyteller is Rick Scott. In the last episode of our Regular Series, The Dreams of Kings, you heard in short the story of King Aethon and his insatiable appetite. But did you know, that there is more to the story? Because King Aethon also had a daughter. And that daughter… was also Odysseus’ grandmother. You’ve heard the first part of this story before, but keep listening because there’s more… this is the full story of King Aethon, the Cannibal King, and the fate of his Daughter, Princess Mestra of Thessaly…

Nova iudex; Terror in Galliā; Turcia et Graecia mōtae; Sūdānia pācem prōmōvet; Scholae interdictae.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:


… 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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