#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 4, 2022

Hodie est a.d. IV Non. Jul. 2775 AUC ~ 6 Hekatombion in the second year of the 700th Olympia

nb: we were having tech issues yesterday …. this issue isn’t really complete but it’s close.

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Dr. William “Chip” Gruen is professor of religious studies at Muhlenberg College and is Director of the Institute for Religious and Cultural Understanding.

Listen to my reading of “Colloquia personarum” XV, from the LLPSI (Lingua Latina per Se Illustrata) book series. Colloquium personarum XV Latine recitatum. This is part of “Lectiones aestivae”, the summer series where I read passages of Latin texts from all ages.

In this mini episode I pick out some themes from Sappho’s famous poem. But that’s not all – I also include a performance of it in ancient Greek courtesy of Seikilo.

At the battle of Issus, fought in early November 333 BC, Alexander faced the Persian King Darius in person for the first time. Massively outnumbered, the Macedonian army faced the numberless might of the Persian military machine. The outcome would decide the future of both the Persian and the Macedonian empire.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:


… 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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