#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 12, 2022

Hodie est a.d. Iv Id. Mart. 2775 AUC ~ 10 Elaphebolion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday] If it thunders today, it portends a powerful man in politics or a general is endangered and on his behalf battles will be waged and wild beasts will attack humans.

[Sunday] If it thunders today, it portends abundance, but wild beasts will perish, fish will increase, and reptiles will invade homes, but won’t be harmful.

… 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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