Hodie est a.d. V Id. Nov. 2774 AUC ~ 5 Maimakterion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad
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Assorted Twitter Threads
This episode, we have a special treat: an interview with author Nicholas Nicastro on his recently-published novel, The River Through Rome. Featuring engineering logistics, a shoutout to flat-earthers, and the refrigerator door theory of writing inspiration, we hope you enjoy this conversation–we sure did!
Alexander the Great is the most charismatic conqueror in history. Tom and Dominic, in the first of a two part special, trace the course of his dazzling career from Macedonia to his mysterious journey to the oracle at Siwa. Man or god? Visionary or blood-stained tyrant? The debate rages on!
In the second part of our Alexander the Great special, we head to the limits of the known world, burning down palaces, storming mountain-top fortresses and battling elephants as we go. Might Alexander have kept his empire together had he lived? What killed him? Why is he in the Qur’an?
- S2.009 – CRASH COURSE: Sickness and Death in Ancient Egypt | Kara Cooney
- Building a Narrative: Use and Misuse of Antiquity at the Manitoba Legislature (Melissa Funke) | New Directions in Classics
- The Scented Flowers of Persephone (Track 8, “The Cave of Hermes”) | Michael Levy
- The Women Who Made Museums | TEFAF info
- Introducing Classics for All – YouTube | Classics for All
- [BMCR] George Alexander Gazis, Anthony Hooper, Aspects of death and the afterlife in Greek literature. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2021.
- [BMCR] Anna Gioffreda, Tra i libri di Isacco Argiro. Transmissions, 4. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2020.
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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:
- Homeromanteion | Online Homeric Oracle
- Sortes Virgilianae (English)
- Sortes Virgilianae (Latin)
- Consult the Oracle at UCL
Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends the common folk being led into misery, but there will be an abundance 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)