Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 7, 2022

Hodie est a.d. VII Id. Dec 2775 AUC ~ 14 Poseideion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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News of Galba’s betrayal makes its way to Nero who is shocked into action. He sends troops to stop Galba – but they switch sides and join the conspiracy. Nero goes into hiding with the intent of running away to Alexandria and Greece, but even that plan is betrayed. Finally, he comes to the end of his story. And so do we! This is our last episode ever.

The Society for American Archaeology sent an open letter to Netflix with a list of complaints and requests in reaction to its hit show “Ancient Apocalypse”. I give my analysis and reaction.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the same for everyone.

… 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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