Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 20, 2022

Hodie est a.d. XIII Ian. 2775 AUC ~ 27 Poseideion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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In Case You Missed It

Classicists and Classics in the News

Fresh Bloggery

Association/Departmental Blogs and News

Other Blog-like Publications

Assorted Twitter Threads

Fresh Podcasts

It’s that time of year when I can’t fathom writing another heavily researched script so here’s me breaking down Theseus vs. Jason, mostly from memory. Who is the worst? Will the results be 50/50??

Wish you had a holiday all about feasting, drinking, the upending of the social order, blood sacrifices, the harvest, pranks, novelty gifts, honouring a god who devoured his kids, and the returning sun? Don’t we all??? Welcome to Saturnalia.

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Book Reviews

Exhibition Related Things

Online Talks and Conference-Related Things

Jobs, Postdocs, and other Professional Matters

Research Papers of Possible Interest

Alia

Diversions

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a shortage of necessities.

… 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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