#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for January 26, 2022

Hodie est a.d. VII Kal. Feb. 2775 AUC ~ 24 Gamelion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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Fellow history podcaster Tristan Hughes (The Ancients Podcast) joins the show to discuss his new book, “Alexander’s Successors at War: The Perdiccas Years, 323-320 BC”, which covers the first tumultuous years of the Wars of the Successors. Though framed around the career of Perdiccas, the standing regent of Philip III Arrhidaeus and Alexander IV, the book itself dedicates to covering the wide-reaching events that gripped Europe and Asia as the Argead Empire began to struggle in its first death throes.

The opening battle of the Second Punic War was to set the trend in many ways and anticipate much of what was to come. But how did it come about? Who were the figures involved, how did the conditions come into play and what exactly happened?

Jen Campbell Interviews Jean Menzies (That’s Ancient History host) about her debut children’s book Greek Myths, published by DK and illustrated by Katie Ponder.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends many being put down by a man in power, but in the end he will have his downfall.

… 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)