Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 23, 2022

Hodie est a.d. X Ian. 2775 AUC ~ 1 Poseideion II in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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A re-airing of the conversation Liv had with the Partial Historians! Dr. Rad and Dr. G give Liv a history of the last pharaoh of Egypt, the Ptolemaic queen Cleopatra VII.

Alexander the Great didn’t become a brilliant warrior and empire-builder overnight. His talents were the product of an upbringing that encompassed political assassinations, a dysfunctional relationship with his father and the best martial training that money could buy. Historian Alex Rowson tells Spencer Mizen how Alexander the Great was shaped by the plotting and bloodletting that marred his youth.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends the outbreak of disease for humans, but  a harmless one.

… 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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