#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for July 16, 2022

Hodie est a.d. XVII Kal. Sex. 2775 AUC ~ 18 Hekatombion in the second year of the 700th Olympia

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday] If it thunders today, it portends the king in the East being overcome by war and dry, hot weather will lead to an outbreak of disease 

[Sunday] If it thunders today it portends the succession of a great ruler

… 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)