Hodie est a.d. IV Kal. Feb. 2774 AUC ~ 16 Gamelion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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- Constantine the Great: Pious Christian or Clever Pragmatist?
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- Diretta Twitch sulla serie tv Romulus | Etruschannel
- [BMCR] Emanuele Dettori, Antidorus, Dionysius Iambus, Epigenes, Lysanias, Parmenon, Silenus, Simaristus, Simmias. Supplementum grammaticum Graecum, 1. Leiden: Brill, 2019.
- [BMCR] Franco Montanari, History of ancient Greek scholarship: from the beginnings to the end of the Byzantine age. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020.
- [BMCR] Rafał Toczko, Crimen Obicere: forensic rhetoric and Augustine’s anti-Donatist correspondence. Forschungen zur Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte, volume 120. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, 2020.
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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
- Homeromanteion | Online Homeric Oracle
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- Consult the Oracle at UCL
Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends an outbreak of malaria affecting all.
… 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)