#Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for September 13, 2022

Hodie est a.d. III Non. Sept. 2775 AUC ~ 8 Boedromion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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In this episode I’m joined by a guest expert Dr Carla Ionescu to discuss the goddess Artemis. There’s so much about Artemis which is often left in the background so here we look into the aspects and associations of her you may not have heard of. From bloody rituals to a cake based rescue she’s a fascinating deity.

In this final episode on the Orphic tradition we look at some weird and wild alternate theogonies, the so-called Orphic gold tablets, and the Orphic hymns. Yes, it’s a lot.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a serious famine.

… 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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