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Anna M. Komornicka

Alpha and Omega, or Antiquity Encapsulated [Alfa i Omega, czyli starożytność w miniaturze]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue (accessed: June 11, 2021), Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.This is the last volume in the series The Legacy of Antiquity, where the author explains the classical origin of well-known expressions used by famous Greek and Roman leaders, philosophers etc., such as (...)


YEAR: 1995


Renée Grimaud (Grimaud Ayanoglou), Daniel Maja

Alphabeta. The Greek Alphabet through Its Legends [Alphabêta. L'alphabet grec par ses légendes]

In the beginning, the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet are introduced with their French names and pronunciation. Selected mythological stories are presented in the alphabetical order of their titles. Each two-page layout contains a short tale and a full-page illustration in a blue colour scheme and introduces another character by their name, which begins with a particular Greek letter. The characters described are: Alpha – Argos, Beta – Bellerophon, Gamma – (...)


YEAR: 1995


Extra Credits , Carrie Floyd, Daniel Floyd, Soraya Een Hajji, David Hueso, Joseph Maslov, James Portnow

Extra History (Series): The History of Writing – Where the Story Begins / The History of Writing – The Alphabet

For the Extra Credits and Extra History series, see the entry on the Punic Wars in the same series.The History of Writing – Where the Story BeginsFrom the brief introduction we find out that Extra History rarely deals in their videos with the history of ideas, so the team thought of preparing this animation as an experiment. The film’s main topic is the history of the concept of the written word, which is as old as 5600 years. At first, basic functions of writing are enumerated:(...)


YEAR: 2016


Naoko Takeuchi

Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon / Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon [美少女戦士セーラームーン (Bishōjo Senshi Sērā Mūn)]. Arc 5: The Stars Arc

Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon follows 14-year-old Usagi Tsukino, a klutz and crybaby who receives the power to transform into a magical warrior named Sailor Moon, Soldier of Love and Justice. Transforming not only changes her clothes, but grants her access to supernatural powers to fight enemies. The story is set in Tokyo, Japan. There are five primary arcs to the series, plus several short stories that accompany the core narrative. The arcs reflect the primary antagonists and themes the protagonis(...)


YEAR: 1991