Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 5, 2022

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

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The Final Episode! The Mother of Heroes was awarded first place in the Open Category of our 2022 Creative Writing Competition. It was written by Allan Gaw and narrated by the bestselling historical novelist Lindsey Davis, a former President of the Classical Association and Chair of the Society of Authors.

Emma Jane Palin, interior blogger and stylist joins Jasmine today to chat about how much inspiration our current homes draw from classical interiors. Alongside the more expected chats about mosaics and marble there’s also talk of what every Deco magazine celebrities want to be featured in and even how current music bands are referencing furniture items that have classical provenance!

Continuing with Sophocles’ Antigone… There’s nothing but tragedy in the city of Thebes.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends people being visited with visions of the faces of the gods, and it will lead to bad things.

… 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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