Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 9, 2022

Hodie est a.d. V Id. Dec 2775 AUC ~ 16 Poseideion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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With the holiday season almost upon us, the Ancient Warfare Magazine team discuss new books released in 2022, old and new documentaries that are now available on streaming services and throw in a couple of audiobook suggestions for good measure!

With Octavian triumphant at the Battle of Actium the scene is finally set for a dramatic showdown in Alexandria. Cleopatra and Antony, a couple famous for their strategy and volatility will pay the ultimate price for resisting Rome, leaving Octavian free to assume a role of undisputed power. Guest: Dr Rhiannon Evans (Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History at La Trobe University).

Liv is joined by Michael Furman, a professor of ancient Thebes and Boeotia and they talk all things wonderful and Theban, even touching upon pseudoarchaeological claims about the ancient city…

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the downfall of a famous man.

… 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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