Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for August 17, 2022

Hodie est a.d. XVI Kal. Sept. 2775 AUC ~ 20 Metageitnion in the second year of the 700th Olympia

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Just a quick reading of the first two choral odes from Euripides’ Helen, translated by EP Coleridge. They’re very good and don’t fit in with the full narrative episode. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it’s a reading of an ancient source, audiobook style. For regular episodes look for any that don’t have “Liv Reads…” in the title!

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends that the lower class people will be gloomy.

… 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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