#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 4, 2022

Hodie est a.d. IV Non. Mart. 2775 AUC ~ 2 Elaphebolion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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A stone game board from Oman has us puzzled. Is this rare find a signpost in the evolution of human cognition or a flat rock with divots? What are games anyway? New ways to think or old ways to kill time? It’s all a game to you people, isn’t it?

Anne asks ‘how did ancient armies and generals inspire (coerce?) loyalty among the troops?’

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends great prosperity.

… 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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