“Odyssey” Marathon (Pecs, Hungary)

Educational Activities

New Acropolis Pécs participated in the open house day at the Rudas Vocational High School that is part of the vocational training centers of Dunaújváros. Volunteers presented the ancient history of the Odyssey to almost one hundred students. The “Odyssey Marathon” consisted of five classes in which students learned about the different aspects of this epic and its characters through various recreational tasks and teamwork exercises. At the end of the training students shared views such as the need to establish long term objectives, the importance of developing will power and mastery of oneself. Based on this experience, the professors of the institution will include a question in the final examination on the famous heroic epic.


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