Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for March 15, 2023

Hodie est Id. Mart. 2776 AUC ~ 23 Anthesterion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Fingerprints on ancient pottery? Like from the potters? Ok, we’re not cops but we are a little curious. Who are these potters at Byzantine Moza, Tell Leilan, Tell en Nasbeh, Tell es Safi, and other Bronze and Iron Age sites around the Near East? Who’s producing what and why are they using child labor to decorate pottery? Maybe we really should call the cops.

Jasmine Elmer joins us to talk about classical monsters and beasts.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends hot weather and drought, and a great abundance of mice and fish

… 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)