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Magda van Tilburg

Homer’s Ares and Aphrodite

The comic was initially created in Greek, in a black-and-white version, and then an online version in colour was introduced accompanied by an English translation. It retells the myth of Aphrodite’s affair with Ares discovered by Helios and revealed to all the gods by Hephaestus’  intrigue. The myth is known from the 8th book of The Odyssey by Homer, where the aoidos Demodocus sings it to the ruler of the Phaeacians. In the comic, however, it is Ho(...)

other

YEAR: 1984

COUNTRY: Netherlands


Deborah Lynn Turnbull

Dolphins and Whales In Mythology Part One of a Multidisciplinary Unit. Curriculum Unit 83.02.12

This unit focuses on myths related to dolphins and whales. The lessons involve reading of the texts, with accompanying ancient pictorial representations of whales and dolphins. The unit explains the ancient (and modern) navigation by stars.

The unit develops critical thinking on natural and ecological issues as well. The creator provides introduction to cetacean from different aspects, biological and cultural.

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YEAR: 1983

COUNTRY: USA


PrimaryLeap.co.uk

Neptune - Reading Comprehension

This worksheet provides short facts and questions about Poseidon/Neptune. It considers the role of Neptune, from the planet Neptune to the Greek/Roman god of the sea.


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worksheet

YEAR: 2014

COUNTRY: USA


M. A. Crook

Gods assembly

This worksheet offers a plan for a school assembly on the Greek gods. School assemblies are common in schools around the world. They present the opportunity for students (and their teachers) to show their parents/other students what they have learnt. This worksheet refers to a 6th grade (Key stage 3/ Year 7 in the UK) presentation of their history lessons on ancient Greece.  Such assemblies may occur at the end of term/school year.

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COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

The gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

This website provides brief information on specific Greek gods and goddesses. The feature divinities are: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Hades, Hermes, Demeter, Apollo, Athena. For each deity a photo of a statue is included.

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COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

Greek mythology primary resource

This primary resource offers 2 PDF posters, one dedicated to Zeus and the other to “tales of terror” from ancient Greece. Both pages offers short paragraphs adapted from the National Geographic Treasure of Greek Mythology volume by Donna Jo Napoli.
The Zeus PDF briefly narrates Zeus’ fight against the Titans and the division of the universe between the three brothers. A colourful illustration depicts Zeus holding a thunderbolt and the giant se(...)

worksheet

COUNTRY: UK


Janusz Ryba, Aleksandra Klęczar

Cognoscite

Cognoscite is a textbook aimed at secondary school students, at the beginner level. The authors, experienced in both teaching and writing textbooks, adapted it to the new curriculum introduced in 2020, which is not as strictly focused on language learning as before, and presents a broader scope of cultural aspects including European reception of Antiquity. Thus the textbook combines many school subjects: Latin, arts, history, literature and shows the pres(...)

textbook

YEAR: 2020

COUNTRY: Poland


Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories

Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories, Ancient Greek Mythological Stories.

In the Youtube channel Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories two playlists retell stories from ancient Greek mythologies: Ancient Greek mythological stories; Greek stories.

The main Greek myths retold and animated for the children are:
Apollo and Cassandra; Athena and Poseidon; Eros and Psyche; Hercules and the twelve labours; Hermes and Apollo; Daedalus and Icarus; Odysseus and the Cyclops; Pandora’s box; Persephone; Perseus and Andromeda; Perseus and Medusa; Prometheus; King(...)

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YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: India


Ciuf Ciuf - Fiabe e storie della buonanotte

Ciuf ciuf, Myths & Legends of Ancient Greece

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(...)

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YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Italy


National Geographic Kids

Ancient Greeks primary resource

This resource offers 4 PDFs on ancient Greece. Facts on ancient Greece are introduced by the animated character of Max, the time-travelling mouse. The information appears like advertisement for a forthcoming issue of Mini Histories series.

PDF 1 + 2: The facts include  brief information on: the geographical borders of ancient Greece, Trojan horse, Aristotle, Hippokrates, Homer, athletics, theatre, myths, gods, growing up in Greece.

PDF 3:  offers a short mini-quiz whic(...)

worksheet

COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

Zeus the Mighty

This website accompanies the “Zeus the Mighty” book series by Crispin Boyer http://www.omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/myth-survey/item/1189. It provides interactive activities as well as information on the book and its main characters.
The website includes the following:
•Games: Zeus the Mighty: help Zeus climb Mt. Olympus
Personality Quiz By Kay Boatner: which type (...)

website

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: USA