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Emily Matters, Emily Kerrison
Uses the Greek myths to introduce students to basics of Classical Greek. Incorporates cross-cultural reflection, emphasizing connections with Australian Aboriginal mythology. Uses a frame narrative of four young Australians (one Anglo-Irish, one Aboriginal, one of Greek descent, and one Asian-Australian), who are learning Greek in order to enter a competition for a trip to Athens. Connections between Greek and Australian culture are made through references t(...)
Simple stories about a town named Legonium (made of lego) in which the inhabitants of the town try to track down a mysterious jewel thief. At one point they visit Pompeii, using the Sydney University Lego reconstruction of Pompeii, housed in the Nicholson Museum.
The stories use conversational Latin to introduce beginning Latin students to the language. While mythological stories do not feature much, employs po(...)