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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz born

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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

Dorothy Parker, American writer, poet, critic and wit, born

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August 22, 1893

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet, born

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Percy Bysshe Shelley, major English Romantic poet, born

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August 4, 1792
Greek god Hephaestus

Troy

This NEH-supported educational website from the Universities of Cincinnati and Tübingen has archeological information, animations, geography, history, time lines, myths and legends as well as teaching and learning resources: all in an engaging format for the classroom. 

 Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Argentine contemporary literature: texts and national authors' biographies, pictures, and audio files in addition to special publications and issues, and interactive stories. Intermediate through advanced. AP recommended.

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook in Spanish, with high-quality visuals, activities; information on analyzing literature, the performing arts, and resources to teach vocabulary and writing. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.

Emerson writes letter to Whitman congratulating him on Leaves of Grass

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