#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 31, 2021

Hodie est pr. Kal. Jun. 2774 AUC ~ 18 Thargelion in the fourth year of the 699th Olympiad

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In one of the most anticipated contests of the year, sixteen gods battled for the crown of ultimate deity. Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook offer analysis and insight on the group stages of the competition.

Taxis to the front line or ancient tanks? Through archaeological remains and ancient depictions, we have some idea of what the ancient military vehicles of the ancient world looked like, but how were they ridden and what for? In this first of two conversations, Mike Loades and Tristan discuss the chariots of Egypt, Anatolia, Troy and China. Mike is a writer, television presenter, director and military historian who has personally tested many replica chariots.

Sermo quo duo nova carmina ostendo et vos certiores facio mox discum c.t. Vale Italia editum iri!

Achilles is one of the central figures in Homer’s The Iliad. He not only lives on in Greek mythology but in the commonly used idiom Achilles’ heel. Dr. Joel Chistensen, Brandeis University, joins the show to talk in depth about the Greek mythological hero, Achilles.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[no entry for today]

… 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)