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An Introduction to Greek

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486470566
Author:
Crosby, Henry Lamar
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Crosby, H. LaMar
Author:
Schaeffer, John Nevin
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Greek language
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Ancient Languages - Classical Greek
Subject:
Greek language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Classics-Greek Language
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Language Guides
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120 halftones b/w
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.05 lb

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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.
"Synopsis" by ,
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.
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