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Murray answers this question sent in by Brian ‘The romans took a lot of slaves when they won a battle but how did they turn an angry defeated warrior into a pliant slave?’
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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 shortage of 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)