Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 10, 2023

Hodie est a.d. VI Id. Mart. 2776 AUC ~ 18 Anthesterion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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When did the phalanx become the fully-developed formation we imagine? In this issue of Ancient Warfare, we explore the various changes and developments in the seventh through fifth centuries BC that eventually led to the emergence of the ‘Classical’ Greek hoplite. The Ancient Warfare team discuss issue XVI.2 of the magazine, The coming of the Hoplite: Shields, spears and shining bronze.

Servilia takes out a final curse on Atia, Timon struggles between faith and family, and Pullo’s love life becomes significantly more complicated.

Liv speaks with returning guest Julie Levy about all things Thesmophoriazusae. What made Aristophanes tick and why is Euripides perfect and amazing, actually? We answer all your questions.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends destruction of four-footed animals

… 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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