#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for April 27, 2021

Hodie est a.d. V Kal. Mai. 2774 AUC ~ 15 Mounichion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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We talk about the history of the book, the reading habits of the ancient Romans, the pliability of sheep skins, and the mechanisms of semantic change that cause words to evolve over time. Oh, and we discuss Charles Darwin’s own language for his new theory.

Greg Woolf joins us to talk early settlements in the Mediterranean.

University of Toronto, Associate Professor, Dr. Seth Bernard, joins the show to discuss how the City of Rome was constructed during the republican period.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends omens from the sky.

… 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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