Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for October 18, 2022

Hodie est a.d. XV Kal. Nov. 2775 AUC ~ 23 Pyanepsion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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In this episode, Malinda and Nicole discuss the plagues of Egypt. Featuring special guest James Potter.

Communities all over the ancient world had a problem: their dead wouldn’t stay in the ground. They rose up as shambolic corpses, gusts of wind and evil spirits, draining human life force and devouring flesh and blood. The vampire myth is an ancient one, found on every continent. Join us as we explore the oldest vampire myths we could find from Sumeria, Greece, Rome, and Germania–and discover the clues they leave us about those cultures.

You asked, I delivered: more, more, more Hecate! We look at everything there is to know about Hecate, all powerful goddess of witchcraft, and some real life women accused of witchcraft in ancient Greece.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends an abundant supply of grain brought in from foreign countries.

… 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)