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Monika Rekowska

A Day in the Museum, or Caius Probinus’ Tale about Life in Ancient Rome [Dzień w muzeum, czyli opowieść Caiusa Probinusa o życiu w starożytnym Rzymie]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.School children visit Park Arkadia in Nieborów. It is a historic, English style garden, with numerous themes recalling ancient architecture. A new guide, Monika, is a young archaeologist fascinated by the ancient world, es(...)

literary

YEAR: 2011

COUNTRY: Poland


René Goscinny , Albert Uderzo

Asterix at the Olympic Games [Astérix: Astérix aux Jeux olympiques] (Astérix, 12)

"In 50 BC, Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well… not entirely. One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders." The Gauls are aided by a magic potion which gives them superhuman strength, and is brewed by the druid Panoramix (Getafix in English). In late spring, the inhabitants of the village learn that the neighbouring Roman camp of Aquarium is preparing to send its champion – Claudius Cornedurus (corne d'urus, Gluteus Maximus in (...)

literary

YEAR: 1968

COUNTRY: France


Geoffrey McSkimming

Cairo Jim at the Crossroads of Orpheus (Cairo Jim, 14)

Cairo Jim is a young archaeologist who is already an established member of the fictional Old Relics Society at the commencement of the series. He is always seen wearing a pith helmet and his desert sun-spectacles.Cairo Jim at the Crossroads of Orpheus is located in mid-to-late 20th-century Pompeii. It is a whimsical adventure in which the hero and his companions (a talking macaw named Doris and a telepathic wonder-camel named Brenda) work with an archaeo-botanist Bette Noire to rediscover l(...)

literary

YEAR: 2006

COUNTRY: Australia


Jan Tetter

Dictionary of Mythological Characters and Most Important Concepts Related to Greek and Roman Mythology [Słownik postaci mitologicznych oraz najważniejszych pojęć związanych z mitologią Greków i Rzymian]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.,online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. With its small, pocket format and short, concise entries, this glossary provides young readers with an enjoyable and not overly complicated introduction to the world of Gr(...)

literary

YEAR: 1999

COUNTRY: Poland


Wojciech Rzehak, Jacek Siudak

Mythology. Beliefs of the Greeks and Romans [Mitologia. Wierzenia Greków i Rzymian]

A previous version of the entry was published in: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp., online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. The mythology includes myths of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The book is formally divided into two parts: 1) Greek myths an(...)

literary

YEAR: 2004

COUNTRY: Poland


Barbara Ludwiczak

Mythology. Beliefs of the Greeks and Romans [Mitologia. Wierzenia Greków i Rzymian]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.The book is a collection of adaptations of myths ranging from ancient Greek mythology to Roman legends and beliefs. It contains descriptions of individual gods, supernatural heroes and divine creatures, their attributes, nickname(...)

literary

YEAR: 2008

COUNTRY: Poland


Stanisław Stabryła

School Dictionary. Greek and Roman Mythology [Słownik szkolny. Mitologia grecka i rzymska]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.,Online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. In this dictionary, alphabetically ordered entries take school children on a journey through Greek and Roman mythology. Accessibly written descriptions, mainly of gods and(...)

literary

YEAR: 1994

COUNTRY: Poland


Stanisław Stabryła

Small Lexicon of Greek and Roman Mythology [Mały leksykon mitologii greckiej i rzymskiej]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.,Online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. This lexicon includes over 1,000 entries ranging from proper names and characters to beasts and myths from Greek and Roman mythology. Stabryła touches upon famous legends (...)

literary

YEAR: 2006

COUNTRY: Poland


Hanna Łochocka

The Legend of Mercury [Legenda o Merkurym]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.,online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. This story explains Mercury’s role within the Roman pantheon and the genesis of his attribute: caduceus. In the presented version of the myth, Mercury stole Jupiter&(...)

literary

YEAR: 1978

COUNTRY: Poland