#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 30, 2022

Hodie est a.d. III Kal. Apr. 2775 AUC ~ 26 Elaphebolion in the first year of the 700th Olympiad

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Back again with yet another video game! Joined by expert archaeologist and gamer, Deb Trusty, we dig into Assassin’s Creed’s take on 5th century BCE Greece. We talk the sites, sounds and characters of Greece circa the Peloponnesian War; what we like, what we quibble over and the pleasure of being able to experience the ancient world first hand through the medium of games. At the end of the day, all we love all archaeological sites, except Gla.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a powerful, self-centred man from the kingdom bringing happiness.

… 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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