Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for October 8, 2022

Hodie est a.d. VIII Id. Oct. 2775 AUC ~ 13 Pyanepsion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Liber I, Carmina Sexta: Ovid writes a letter to his wife, praising her loyalty, competence, and rectitude, though never naming her.

Americānī “Citgō sex” dictī līberātī …

After finishing the entirety of HBO’s “Rome” Season 1, Jacob, Cole, BP, and I share some thoughts about the season!

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday] If it thunders today, it portends an earthquake with a roaring sound

[Sunday] If it thunders today, it portends the destruction of wild animals.

… 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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