#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for October 5, 2021

Hodie est a.d. III Non. Oct. 2774 AUC ~ 29 Boedromion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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Bronze Age Palaikastro on the Island of Crete remarkably persisted for over two millennia, and peculiarly, may never have had a palatial building. Carl Knappett, a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto, joins the show to share what’s known about this ancient Minoan urban centre.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a surplus of all necessities except grain.

… 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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