Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for October 7, 2022

Hodie est Non. Oct. 2775 AUC ~ 12 Pyanepsion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Murray, once more on his own, discusses what, in his opinion, is a useful analogy for talking about ancient warfare.

Happy Spooooky Season! Liv speaks with Antonia Aluko who studies Roman witches and intersectionality, they talk all things Medea and Circe as they’re found in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Follow Antonia on Twitter for more on Roman witches.

The New York Times recently took its readers to a small village in the southern Peloponnese where archeologists have uncovered a site that is opening a new window into the world of the Mycenaean civilization. Dr. Michael Cosmopoulos, who is leading excavations at this site, joins Thanos Davelis to break down why these discoveries are changing the way we understand the world of the Mycenaean Greeks, who lived at the crossroads of history and mythology.

In this episode of Accessible Art History: The Podcast, I am exploring the forum of Rome’s first emperor!

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today it portends plenty of legumes but not as much wine.

… 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)