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The book is a historical essay about Ancient Greeks. In contrast to the History of Rome by the same author, the narrative does not follow a strict chronological order. In fact, despite the overall chronological setting, the author follows a rather idiosyncratic approach in his presentation of the history of the Greeks. In the book, the reader finds legendary figures, such as Minos and Homer, as well as historical figures of ancient poets, like (...)
The book is a historical essay about the history of ancient Rome, yet deployed in an informative and manner that draws the reader in. It covers the centuries from its foundation, rooted in the myth, up till the empire’s collapse due to barbarian invasions.
A very general appendix about the main events in chronological order is provided. The appendix is divided into “political and military events” on one(...)
Mario Pintacuda, Michela Venuto
The book is an Ancient Greek Literature textbook for classical high school students, complying with the secondary education reform. The textbook comprises three volumes, covering Ancient Greek Literature in chronologic order. They can be supplemented with two minor books of classical texts.
The book introduces the study of Classic Greek Literature linking it with the plethora of other cultural manifestations of Ancient Greece suc(...)
The didactic cards provide children in the 5th grade of primary school with the rudiments of Greek civilization, through an overall account of geography, history, civilization and culture, including mythology.
The first seven sheets each deal with one topic: Whereabouts; The polis; The commerce; Art and culture; The theatre; Religion and myths; The Olympic games. Sheets 8-9 contain a final test.
Each of the first seven sheets open with a theoretical sect(...)
Ciuf Ciuf - Fiabe e storie della buonanotte
An off-screen narrator recounts mythical stories to children, covering their main points, as the stories are enacted by stylized silent characters in cartoon animations.
The main ancient Greek mythical characters presented in the channel are: Apollo; Cassandra; Hercules; Medusa; Mithras; Poseidon; Prometheus; and Zeus.
The language is simple and suitable for a child audience. The narrative turning points are stressed through straight-forward comments and(...)
The didactic sheets of the Iliad tell the story of the Homeric poem in a simplified and approachable manner that is meant for teenagers with Special Education Needs (SEN), but is suitable for children as well.
The material is composed of a slideshow with text and illustrations, along with a separate file with illustrations only (titled “thumbnails”), accompanied by brief captions. The slideshow contains thirty-four pages recounting the story of (...)
The narration of the Odyssey tells the story of the Homeric poem in a simplified and approachable manner, illustrated with cartoon drawings, and is addressed to children and teenagers with Special Education Needs (SEN).
The material is composed of illustration sheets accompanied by brief captions.
The illustrations introduce the Homeric characters beforehand, through cards with a character’s thumbnail and their name on each page. In a sepa(...)