Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 10, 2022

Hodie est a.d. IV Id. Dec 2775 AUC ~ 17 Poseideion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

[Saturday] If it thunders today, it portends the death of humans from diseases, but an abundance of fish.

[Sunday] If it thunders today it portends a hot summer and plenty of foreign imports.

… 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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