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Susan Deacy

Autism and Classical Mythology

The idea for the blog began at a meeting in 2008 with a special needs teacher, who mentioned to Deacy that, in her experience and those of her colleagues, autistic children often enjoy learning about classical myth. Starting with this anecdotal evidence, Deacy began to wonder why this might be the case, and whether – as a classicist who researches classical myth – there was anything she could do by way of creating resources. She started the blog in 200(...)


YEAR: 2009


Marian Golias

Introduction to Learning Greek. A Textbook for the 4th and 5th grade of classical gymnasia of the old and new type, adapted to the Program of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Public Education.

The book was created as a textbook for middle school students, adjusted to comply with the secondary education reform of 1926. It was meant to be the first after WW1 ancient Greek textbook for beginners already familiar with Latin and its grammatical terminology. After its refinement and another adjustment to the needs of contemporary schools, the second edition was published in 1929 and became the prevalent textbook for teaching ancient Greek in Poland for nearly(...)


YEAR: 1926, 2ed. 1929,re-edition 1952



The Greeks: Didactic Cards

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(...)