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An Introduction to Greekby Henry Lamar Crosby
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Generations of students have discovered the enduring pleasures of ancient Greek with this classic text. Supplemented by exercises, readings, and review lessons, it presents concise but thorough coverage of grammatical forms and syntax. Students advance from the simple fundamentals of the alphabet and declensions to the complexities of conditional sentences, and they acquire a Greek vocabulary of more than 600 basic words.
Each chapter begins with a Greek motto, offering insights into classical attitudes and values. Reading selections include the works of Plato, Herodotus, and Homer as well as excerpts from ancient playwrights and the New Testament. More than 120 illustrations depict images of Greek culture related to archaeology, history, and literature. This comprehensive introduction also features Greek-to-English and English-to-Greek glossaries, a complete grammatical appendix, and supplemental information on word formation and etymology.
This classic text not only covers vocabulary and grammar but alsoand#160;features selections from the works of ancient authors. Other features include exercises, glossaries, and a complete grammatical appendix, plus numerous illustrations.
This classic text for beginners not only presents systematic coverage of vocabulary and grammar but also offers insights into Greek history and culture. Along with selections from the works of ancient authors, it features numerous illustrations of sites, sculptures, and paintings. Other helpful features include exercises, glossaries, and a complete grammatical appendix.
About the Author
Henry L. Crosby was formerly Professor of Greek and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania.
John N. Schaeffer was formerly Professor of Greek, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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