Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 3rd, 2023

Hodie est a.d. V Mai. 2776 AUC ~ 13 Mounichion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Hephaestus has his day Who is the smith god of Olympus? Why is he married to Aphrodite, and why can’t he catch a break? This week, it’s all about Hephaestus and his journey of self discovery where he (hopefully) doesn’t fall off a mountain. Again. The creature is the Sea Hare. It’s a hare that lives in the sea and also is relentlessly vicious.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends an abundance of imports.

… 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)