#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 16, 2020

Hodie est pr. XVII Kal. Ian. 2772 AUC ~ 1 Poseideon in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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This episode brings together Dr Mai Musié (left) and Dr Arlene Holmes-Henderson (right) from Classics in Communities, a project combining training and research to promote the teaching of Classical subjects in UK state schools. Arlene and Mai discuss the project’s recent publication: Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities (eds. Arlene Holmes-Henderson, Steve Hunt, and Mai Musié).

Manu Del Borgo joins us to talk all about her favourite subject, the life of Thucydides, and makes a case for him being the father of history.

In this episode, Amy talks about a dick with “doctor” and Ryan describes a penis monster with “fascinate”.

We’ve asked members of the Getty community to share short, personal reflections on works of art they’re thinking about right now. These recordings feature stories related to our daily lives. This week, educator Elmira Adamian wonders about a couple in an ancient fresco as she shelters at home with her family. To learn more about …

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends new challenges for the state.

… 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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