#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for February 12, 2022

Hodie est pr. Id. Feb. 2775 AUC ~ 11 Anthesterion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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Caesar is dead and gets cremated, Niobe is dead and gets cremated, and the political machinations of Rome continue… Raising Standards, an occasional rewatch podcast of HBO’s Rome, hosted by Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith of the Emperors of Rome podcast.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday]  If it thunders today, it portends many deaths and unseasonable winds.

[Sunday] If it thunders today it portends abundance, but also political unrest.

… 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)