Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for April 25, 2023

Hodie est a.d. VII Kal. Mai. 2776 AUC ~ 5 Mounichion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Nigel Holmes discusses pharus ‘lighthouse’ and the TLL’s changing policy towards proper nouns.

Atalanta dares her bear cub siblings to leave the shelter of the forest. As they gorge on grapes in a vineyard, they overhear gossipy birds who know much more about Atalanta’s life than she does, until Mama Bear suddenly warns them of danger.

The most famous woman ever turned into a tree: Daphne and her horrible encounters with Apollo.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a year of peace.

… 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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