Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for September 6, 2022

Hodie est a.d. VIII Id. Sept. 2775 AUC ~ 11 Boedromion in the second year of the 700th Olympia

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In this episode of Accessible Art History: The Podcast, I am kicking off Season 13! This season will cover ancient Roman monuments, so where better to start off than with the Appian Way?

Zagreus, Zagreus, Zagreus. What a mess of a story. It’s gross, it’s weird, it’s both an afterthought and supremely important. Welcome to the story of thrice born Dionysus, better known as Zagreus. CW/TW: **this episode includes particularly egregious assault and incest, even for Greek myth** far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it’s fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I’m not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends women having greater power than is appropriate for their nature.

… 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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