#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 18, 2021

Hodie est a.d XV Kal. Jun. 2774 AUC ~ 7 Thargelion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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Nefertiti was an Egyptian queen in the fourteenth century BCE. British archaeologist and Egyptologist, Dr Joyce Tyldesley, The University of Manchester, joins the show to share what’s known about who she was and the life she lived.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends discord and war as a result and a shortage of daily necessities.

… 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)