Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for April 17, 2023

Hodie est a.d. XV Kal. Mai. 2776 AUC ~ 27 Elaphebolion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Today on the History with Jackson Podcast we speak to the author of the brand new Pen and Sword Book ‘Roman Special Forces and Special Ops: Speculatores, Exploratores, Protectores and Areani in the Service of Rome’ Dr Simon Elliott all about his book and the various different forces who were in the service of Rome.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends an abundance of daily necessities.

… 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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