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Tadeusz Zieliński

Iresiona. Attic Legends [Иресиона. Аттические сказки (Iresiona. Attičeskie skazki), Klechdy attyckie (Irezyona)]

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.This collection of Attic legends is Zielinski’s only work of fiction. Originally they were written (in Russian) and published separately in various newspapers and magazines, only later were collected and published as one bo(...)


YEAR: 1921

COUNTRY: Poland Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Natalia Kapatsoulia, Filippos Mandilaras

Pericles and the Golden Century [Ο Περικλής και ο Χρυσός Αιώνας (O Periklī́s kai o Chrysós Aiṓnas)]

The purpose of this book is to showcase Pericles’ life, from childhood to death, and the politics and warfare during Athens’ “Golden Age”, as noted in the subtitle. The front cover shows a helmeted and bearded Pericles before his major construction project, the Parthenon. Builders are shown carrying a Doric capital for the façade’s eighth column, which is missing from the incomplete temple. Yet, we are not only in ancient Athens. At the bottom of the co(...)


YEAR: 2011