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    C. A. E. Luschnig
    Revised by C.A.E. Luschnig & Deborah Mitchell

    An Introduction to Ancient Greek (Second Edition)

    C.A.E. Luschnig's An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach prepares students to read Greek in less than a year by presenting basic traditional grammar without frills and by introducing real Greek written by ancient Greeks, from the first day of study. The second edition retains all the features of the first but is more streamlined, easier on the eyes, more gender-inclusive, and altogether more 21st century. It is supported by a Web site for teachers and learners at http://worldwidegreek.com/.

  2. First Greek Course

    W.H.D Rouse, Edited by Anne Mahoney

    First Greek Course

    This text is designed for courses in the introduction to classical Greek using the "direct method" of learning. This method is a near immersion method in which much of the course and the book as possible is done in Greek, relying less on translation and more on acquiring skills in reading, speaking and thinking in the target language. Rouse's classic book has been thoroughly revised for the modern students by Anne Mahoney. The Greek reader, Rouse's Greek Boy, is a companion that carefully follows the progression of this text.

  3. Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek

    Anne H. Groton and James M. May

    Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek

    These forty-six Classical Greek readings provide entertaining and thought-provoking passages, in increasing difficulty, from the great authors of Classical Greece, from Plato and Xenophon to Aesop, Aristophanes, and Thucydides. Forth-Six Stories can be used for translation, reading, exploring Greek culture, and reviewing grammar and vocabulary. Course instructors: An electronic translation key (PDF) for Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek (PDF only) is available for qualified adopters. If you have adopted the text, click here to request the translation key.

  4. From Alpha to Omega (Fourth Edition)

    Anne H. Groton

    From Alpha to Omega (Fourth Edition)

    A new edition of the bestselling Classical Greek textbook, that combines a traditionally rigorous introduction of Ancient Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today’s modern students. From Alpha to Omega inspires students of Ancient Greek by structuring lessons around manageable selections of actual Ancient Greek writings, beginning with Aesop’s most amusing and curious fables. By the second half of the book, students are able to take on instructive passages from The New Testament, Demosthenes, Xenophon, Thucydides, Lysias, Arrian, Aristotle, and Plato. Course Instructors: An electronic answer key for the textbook (PDF only) is available for qualified adopters. If you have adopted the text, click here to request the answer key.

  5. From Alpha to Omega: Ancillary Exercises (Second Edition)

    Jon Bruss and Jennifer Starkey

    From Alpha to Omega: Ancillary Exercises (Second Edition)

    Designed to accompany Anne H. Groton’s From Alpha to Omega, Fourth Edition, this book of ancillary exercises reinforces grammatical and syntactical knowledge, helps develop an operational vocabulary, and improves oral proficiency. Ancillary Exercises presents concepts from the textbook in new ways, helping students overcome any problem-areas. Instructors can use the exercises in class, or since answers are provided in the back of Ancillary Exercises, students can practice on their own time and at their own pace.

  6. Greek Paradigm Handbook

    Erik Geannikis, Andrew Romiti and P.T. Wilford

    Greek Paradigm Handbook

    This is a handy pocket reference of morphological forms for Classical Greek and places the parts of speech in charts/tables for quick reference. This is designed to serve as a source for drill and memorization for students learning Greek. Coil binding makes it possible to lay the book flat or fold it back for easier reading.

  7. Greek Prose Composition

    Selected and Edited by M.A. North & A.E. Hillard

    Greek Prose Composition

    Focus Edition of the classic British text, including original typesetting. Standard Greek, including all common words and constructions, special vocabularies, a general vocabulary, irregular verbs, a list of prepositional phrases, and more. Course Instructors: An electronic (PDF) answer key available to qualified course instructors who have adopted this text for their course, (not available for sale to students). If you have adopted this text, click here to request a copy of the answer key.

  8. Greek Tragedy: A First Reading

    Nicholas Baechle

    Greek Tragedy: A First Reading

    Greek Tragedy: A First Reading is an intermediate to advanced textbook that includes selections from the Electra plays of both Euripides and Sophocles. It is designed to provide students with a structured access to reading interesting Greek at the advanced level, and as it appears in works of Greek tragedy. It provides a careful introduction to the language of tragedy, Greek poetry as found in Electra, and to the nature and forms of Greek tragedy. The book focuses on material relevant for translation and understanding the unique form of drama through translation.

  9. Herodotus Reader

    Herodotus
    Edited by Blaise Nagy

    Herodotus Reader

    "There are few Greek readers on the market for so crucial an author as Herodotus, and this text with its extensive selections . . . and helpful glosses admirably fills that void."
          —Mary English, Montclair State University

  10. Introduction to Greek (Second Edition)

    Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

    Introduction to Greek (Second Edition)

    Introduction to Greek, Second Edition is an introductory text to Classical Greek. It is designed for the first full year course and it concentrates on the basics in a way that allows the material to be covered easily in courses that meet three times a week over the course of two semesters. The focus of the text is on grammar with slightly altered readings drawn chiefly from the works of Xenophon and Herodotus. Course Instructors: An electronic (PDF) answer key is available to qualified instructors who have adopted the text for their course. To request a copy, click here.

  11. Lysias: Selected Speeches

    Lysias
    Commentary, with Introduction and Vocabulary, by Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox

    Lysias: Selected Speeches

    This text is a commentary in the original Greek, with an introductory essay, notes, a complete vocabulary and an introduction to how to use the resources in the Perseus Digital Library. The speeches in this text (1, 2, 3, 4, and 24) show the best and worst of Classical Athens, from tawdry affairs aired in the law courts to Athens' heroic self-image portrayed in the Funeral Oration.

  12. Morice's Stories in Attic Greek

    Anne Mahoney

    Morice's Stories in Attic Greek

    A delightful collection of straightforward prose narratives, divided into 100-word sections. These stories are suitable for intermediate-level Greek students who have seen all or most of the grammar. Vocabulary and appendix of proper names. Because Morice chose characters and incidents from history and mythology, these stories also serve to introduce Ancient Greek culture.

     

  13. Plato's Euthyphro & Clitophon

    Plato
    Commentary with Introduction, Glossary, and Vocabulary, by Jacques A. Bailly

    Plato's Euthyphro & Clitophon

    Text in Greek with extensive commentary in English, including a general introduction, and introductions to each of the two texts, appendices, glossary, and vocabulary. The Euthyphro and the Clitophon provide an ideal, exciting introduction to Plato and Greek prose. Even a student fresh out of introductory ancient Greek can expect to finish these works within a semester, because the Greek of the Euthyphro is clear and easy to follow, but not overly simple.

  14. Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1 (Third Edition)

    R. V. Schoder and V. C. Horrigan
    Revised, with additional materials, by Leslie Collins Edwards

    Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1 (Third Edition)

    A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 1 of the revised Edward's editions by Focus Publishing. This text was originally published by the well respected Frs. Schoder and Horrigan. A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book I, provides an introduction to Greek language as found in the Greek of Homer. Covering 120 lessons, readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book. Honor work, appendices, and vocabularies are included, along with review exercises for each chapter which have answers. 

  15. Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2 (Third Edition)

    Revised, with additional materials, by Leslie Collins Edwards

    Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2 (Third Edition)

    A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book 2, the revised version by Leslie Edwards for Focus Publishing. This text provides an introduction to Greek language as found in the Greek of Homer using Odyssey books 6 and 12. 

  16. Rouse's Greek Boy: A Reader

    W.H.D Rouse, Edited by Anne Mahoney

    Rouse's Greek Boy: A Reader

    Rouse’s Greek Boy is a slight revision of Rouse’s original Greek language reader, A Greek Boy at Home. Although designed to accompany Rouse’s grammar text, it is a useful reader for beginning Greek course. It begins with simple grammar and builds in complexity as the course continues. This edition includes revised and modernized hints for using the book and is intended to be used with Anne Mahoney's First Greek Course.

  17. Sidgwick's Greek Prose Composition

    Selected and Edited by A. Sidgwick

    Sidgwick's Greek Prose Composition

    This reprint of the classic text contains brief explanations of Greek grammar as they pertain to various aspects of writing and usage, numerous exercises that cover issues in accidence, syntax and idiom and also allow for discussion of Greek grammar in relationship to English usage.

  18. Thucydides Reader: Annotated Passages from Books I-VIII of the Histories (Second Edition)

    Edited by Blaise Nagy

    Thucydides Reader: Annotated Passages from Books I-VIII of the Histories (Second Edition)

    Annotated and illustrated, Focus Classical Commentary’s Thucydides Reader contains passages from Books I-VIII of the Histories with introductory material, commentary, and grammatical notes for each of the eight books. An easy-to-reference, complete glossary—new to the second edition—is also included. Thucydides Reader is well suited for a course in Intermediate Greek, as well as for secondary school students who want to tackle the works of a popular but challenging author. This book is a standard text for any college course in reading Thucydides in Greek.

  19. Transition to Attic Greek

    Revised, with additional materials, by Leslie Collins Edwards

    Transition to Attic Greek

    Transition to Attic Greek is a reference for students who need a bridge from Homeric Greek to Attic Greek - a handy reference for aspects of the language that will be unfamiliar to those who have taken an approach to Greek through Homer. 

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