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An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greek

2nd Edition

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    • Date Published: April 2008
    • availability: In stock
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521698504

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    • First published in 1978 and now thoroughly revised, Reading Greek is a best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students of any age. It combines the best of modern and traditional language-learning techniques and is used in schools, summer schools and universities across the world. This Independent Study Guide is intended to help students who are learning Greek on their own or with only limited access to a teacher. It contains notes on the texts that appear in the Text and Vocabulary volume, translations of all the texts, answers to the exercises in the Grammar and Exercises volume and cross-references to the relevant fifth-century background in The World of Athens. There are instructions of how to use the course and the Study Guide. The book will also be useful to students in schools, universities and summer schools who have to learn Greek rapidly.

      • Provides a complete set of translations of all the Greek texts and answers to all the exercises in the second edition of Reading Greek
      • Offers an invaluable resource particularly for students working on their own without an instructor
      • First edition widely used both in and outside classrooms across the world for more than a decade
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      • Edition: 2nd Edition
      • Date Published: April 2008
      • format: Paperback
      • isbn: 9780521698504
      • length: 276 pages
      • dimensions: 247 x 175 x 18 mm
      • weight: 0.48kg
      • availability: In stock
    • Table of Contents

      Preface
      1. The insurance fraud
      2. The glorious past
      3. Athens and Sparta
      4. Lawlessness in Athenian life
      5. 'Socrates corrupts the young'
      6. Socrates and Strepsiades
      7. Socrates and intellectual inquiry
      8. Aristophanes' Birds
      9. Aristophanes' Wasps
      10. Aristophanes' Lysistrata
      11. Aristophanes' Akharnians
      12. Neaira as slave
      13. Neaira as married woman
      14. Guarding a woman's purity
      15. Alkestis in Euripides' play
      16. Official justice: ships, state and individuals
      17. Private justice: trouble down at the farm
      18. How Zeus gave justice to men
      19. The story of Adrastos
      20. Odysseus and Nausikaa.

    • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

      • Classical Greek I
      • Elementary Greek
      • Greek Thought and Literature
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      Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course

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