Hodie est a.d. IV Id. Mart. 2774 AUC ~ 28 Anthesterion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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As the daughter of the previous Emperor, Faustina provided her husband, Marcus Aurelius, with a solid link to the imperial throne. Besides continuity she came to embody motherhood, not just to the next Emperor, but to the empire as a whole. Part IX of ‘Empresses of Rome’ Guest: Assoc. Professor Caillan Davenport (Senior Lecturer, Roman History, Macquarie University/Humboldt Research Fellow, Goethe University, Frankfurt)
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, a powerful man in politics or a general will be endangered and battles will be fought on his behalf; wild animals will attack humans.
… 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)