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Jan Parandowski

Olympic Discus [Dysk olimpijski]

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.First Olympic Games after the wars with Persia, the 76th Olympiad (476 B.C.). Contestants come to Elis at least one month before the games to train at the local gymnasium and b(...)

literary

YEAR: 1933

COUNTRY: Poland


Kalliope Kyrdi, Evi Pini

Short Museum Guides [Μικροί Οδηγοί Μουσείων (Mikroi Odigoi Mouseion)] (Series): Glafki at the Athenian Agora [Με τη Γλαύκη στην Αρχαία Αγορά της Αθήνας (Me ti Glafki stin Archaia Agora tis Athinas)]

The opening page, entitled “instead of a preface,” explains that the book is about an explorative journey to the past, for which teachers and parents can prepare children before visiting the Agora. A talking bird will guide children throughout the book. Appropriately for Athens, the bird is an owl called “Glafki”, and we are given information about an owl’s symbolism in ancient Greece and about owls nesting in the Acropolis today. An illustration with a reconstructe(...)

literary

YEAR: 2008

COUNTRY: Greece