#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 5, 2021

Hodie est a.d. III Non. Mai. 2774 AUC ~ 23 Mounichion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Mark Antony was an imminent figure in Rome’s transition to an empire; he was also famously a partner of Cleopatra VII of Egypt. Professor Richard Alston, Royal Holloway, University of London, is back on the show to discuss what’s known about his life.

Owen Rees and Giles Penman join us to discuss shades of the ancient world in Great War commemoration.

The current shifting season is the perfect backdrop for our first episode of the season:Greco-Roman Winemakers of the ancient world. Because – who doesn’t need a drink after the last decade *cough cough* We mean “year.” That said, people have had lots of reasons to wine (and whine) since – well – ever. And today, we have Dr. Emlyn Dodd, a Greco-Roman Archaeologist who’s gonna take us through the ancient, fascinating, and ever-timely traditions and technologies around wine cultivation, as practiced in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a difficult time in politics and wheat being more plentiful than barley. Vegetables, however, will be ruined.

… 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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