Thelxinoe ~ Classics News for May 23rd, 2023

Hodie est a.d. X Kal. Iun. 2776 AUC ~ 4 Thargelion in the second year of the 700th Olympiad

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Meleager and Atalanta flee into the forest.  But is there anywhere they can find safety?

In the finale episode of Sophocles’ Tyrannos… Well, everything we all know is coming, comes out…

In “The West: A New History in Fourteen Lives,” prize-winning historian Naoíse Mac Sweeney unpacks the myths and origin stories that underpin the history we thought we knew about western civilization and examines the institutions and structures that have been built on this shaky foundation, through the lives and times of fourteen remarkable individuals from antiquity to modern day.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a good and productive rain.

… 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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