Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for April 21, 2023

Hodie est a.d. XI Kal. Mai. 2776 AUC ~ 1 Mounichion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Murray talks with Roel Konijnendijk about his recent work on 19th-century German language scholars and how they laid the foundations of much of the 20th century’s understanding of Classical Greek warfare. Giants like Moltke, Delbrück, Kochly and Rustow’s foundations were, however, based on 19th-century understandings of how war worked, and their views (rightfully) have been challenged. This only began in earnest in the late 20th century, and overcoming the dominance of these 19th-century thinkers is still a mountain to climb.

Liv reads Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Book VI, translated by Brookes More. Minerva battles weaving with Arachne, Procne and Philomela face the horrors of Tereus, and more.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends plentiful crops but war for the stte.

… 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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