Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for December 30, 2022

Hodie est a.d. III Ian. 2775 AUC ~ 8 Poseideion II in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Revisiting the incredible conversation between Liv and author and poet Nikita Gill about reimagining women of myth, Medusa, and colonialism.

The Oxford English Dictionary chose “goblin-mode” as their word of the year but what are goblins anyway and how did they enter the culture in the first place?  Marguerite Johnson is a Professor of Classics at University of Newcastle and joins Dom Knight to uncover the various iterations of the mythical goblin through time…

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends rebellion against the kingdom and war.

… 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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