The sixth Biennial Conference of Greek Studies held at Flinders University from 23 to 26 June 2005 marked an important step forward: it became an international conference, thus attracting a considerable number of specialists from Europe as well as academics and post-graduate students from Australia. Fifty-five papers were published in these Proceedings after being assessed as significant contributions to knowledge by scholars of international repute.
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(Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007) Degermentzidis, Symeon
Please note: this article is in Greek. Undertaking to teach students to interpret the poem “The Return of Eurydice” written by Nikos Engonopoulos, we propose some didactic operations for combining its verbal structures and the corresponding cultural structures, which bridge the gap between school and society. The first group of students is asked to elaborate the archetypal dimension of Lethe and her function in relation to Ingratitude; the second group is asked to analyze the archetypal component of the symbolic role performed in the poem by the Virgins; the third group is asked to develop the archetypal context of the Minotaur symbol; the fourth one to study the convergence of the archetypal structures marked by the mythical allegory of Agamemnon and the symbol of the fish in connection with the observed shift towards the Orphic pattern of the Wheel of Necessity; finally, the fifth group is asked to examine the identification of the poet with Orpheus and his descent from Hermes Trismegistos.