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while Jack and Annie obtained again from their event in Magic Tree condo #16: Hour of the Olympics, they had plenty of questions. What did the traditional Greeks put on? What did they do for enjoyable? the place have been the first actual Olympics held? How are our smooth Olympics just like the traditional Olympics? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie song the evidence. packed with up to date details, photographs, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree residence truth Trackers are the suitable approach for children to determine extra concerning the subject matters they found of their favourite Magic Tree condominium adventures.

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74 The most famous Georgian woman classicist was Nino Matiashvili, born in 1907, a favourite pupil of the prominent Georgian scholar Grigol Tsereteli and notable Russian classicist Sergey Sobolevsky. 75 In Poland, Leokadia Małunowiczówna (1910–1980) was a renowned specialist in early Christian antiquity; Zofia Abramowiczówna (1906–1988), a Hellenist known for her translations from Greek and Latin, was most famous for her Greek-Polish Dictionary. Daniela Gromska (1889–1983) translated Aristotle. 76 At Tartu State University in Estonia, Lydia Pintman (1896–1951) was Senior Lecturer in Latin in the Classical Philology Department, while Lalla Gross (1912–2008) taught Latin and Greek there for forty years to hundreds of students of philology, history, medicine, and pharmaceutical science.

2 Etching of Clotilde Tambroni, dated to first half of the 19th century. Designed by Lodovico Aureli, etched by Angiolini. Courtesy of the Biblioteca comunale dell’Archiginnasio, Bologna. 58 She even composed verse in Greek, which was generally believed to be beyond the capacity of even the most erudite lady [FIG. 59 But when our narrative arrives at the mid-nineteenth century, the importance of institutions dedicated to women’s education becomes overwhelmingly obvious, especially in the case of the African American women scholars discussed by Ronnick.

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