Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for January 13, 2023

Hodie est Id. Ian. 2776 AUC ~ 22 Poseideion II in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Mason sent in a question a few weeks ago, and here he is again with another for Murray.’If Romans were fighting and happened to get surrounded, did they have a formation for that? Did the back line and sides turn around and form a square?’

Liv is joined by Maria Pretzler, a professor of Classics who specializes in mythology and the writings of Pausanias. They talk about the culture of the Peloponnese, what we learn from the late travel writer Pausanias, the mythology of ancient Sparta.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends diseases.

… 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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