Hodie est Kal. Mai. 2774 AUC ~ 19 Mounichion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad
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Today we bring our time with the Athenian leader Themistocles to a close. The character qualities we’ve seen throughout his career continue to pop up even in the later stages of his life. And although the Greek world continued on in his absence, today we’ll try to follow him to his death in exile and see how his supporters and his detractors begin to use his legacy as a battleground for policies that will continue to influence Greece even after his death.
Olympia, Greece, is where the ancient Olympic Games began. Professor Judith Barringer, The University of Edinburgh, joins the show to discuss Olympia’s ancient history.
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- [BMCR] George R. Boys-Stones, L. Annaeus Cornutus: Greek theology, fragments, and testimonia. Writings from the Greco-Roman world, 42. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018.
- [BMCR] Shakira-Tasmin Prädicow, Intertextualität in den Mönchsviten des Athanasios und des Hieronymus: Eremiten zum Dialog bestellt. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 390. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2020.
- [BMCR] Athena Kavoulaki, Πλειών. Papers in memory of Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood. Ariadne, supplemental series, 1. Rethymnon: School of Philosophy, University of Crete, 2018.
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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends a battle for the common people and loss of honour.
… 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)