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Thomas D. Kohn is associate professor of classical studies at Wayne State University. He has published extensively on ancient theatre and performance criticism, including his 2013 book The Dramaturgy of Senecan Tragedy. He can be reached at tdkohn@wayne.edu.

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04/10/2017Tom Kohn
This article was originally published in Amphora 12.1. It has been edited slightly to adhere to current SCS blog conventions. A few years ago, I adopted the Anthology of Classical Myth, edited by SM Trzaskoma, RS Smith, and S Brunet (Hackett, 2004), for my Greek and Roman mythology course. And so, some months before the start of the semester, I read through the text, in order to familiarize myself with the selections. At the same time, I began to read the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan. I was amazed by the degree to which the two complemented each other. I...

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