#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for November 27, 2021

Hodie est a.d. V Kal. Dec. 2774 AUC ~ 23 Maimakterion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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It’s been a while, but here’s finally a new episode of the Ancient World Magazine podcast. In this episode, Dr Joshua Hall talks with Dr Ulla Rajala (Stockholm University) about Early Rome, with special reference to a number of books that have recently been published on this topic.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday] If it thunders today, it portends the same thing (presumably as yesterday)

[Sunday] If it thunders today, it portends the ruin of many wealthy council members due to their cowardice/

… 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)