From Alpha to Omega A Beginning Course in Classical Greek

ISBN-10: 1585103918

ISBN-13: 9781585103911

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Anne H. Groton, Jon Bruss

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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 Omegainspires 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.Features:Readings from Ancient Greek authorsdemonstrate new vocabulary and syntax learned in the lesson, allowing students to develop the chapter’s lesson through “real” Ancient Greek passages.Succinct, instructive vocabulary listsfor each lesson gives students a manageable list to learn and apply to the lesson’s readings.Efficient translation exercisesso that students can effectively practice the chapter lessons through a reasonable amount of exercises and progress to the next lesson.Glossarycontaining all vocabulary words from lessons and readings, both Greek-to-English, and English-to-Greek, including page they appear in the book, for easy student reference.Appendix of paradigms, including the dual-forms for student reference.New to the Fourth Edition:Self-tutorial exercises with an answer keythat provide extra practice for students or individual learners.Streamlined and modernized layout, appealing to today’s modern learners.Integrated online resources, including audio recordings of the vocabulary and readings, flashcards of the chapter vocabulary, and more!
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Introduction: The Greek Alphabet
Introduction: The Greek Accents
�-Verbs: Present Active Indicative, Present Active Infinitive, Present Active Imperative
First Declension: Feminine Nouns, Part 1
First Declension: Feminine Nouns, Part 2
�-Verbs: Future Active Indicative, Future Active Infinitive
Second Declension: Masculine Nouns
Second Declension: Neuter Nouns; Adjectives: First/Second Declension
First Declension: Masculine Nouns; Substantives
�-Verbs: Imperfect Active Indicative; Correlatives
�-Verbs: Middle/Passive Voice; Prepositions
�i�� Enclitics
Personal Pronouns
Contract Verbs (-��, -��, -��); Contracted Futures
Third Declension: Stop, Liquid, and Nasal Stems
Third Declension: Sigma Stems; Adjectives: Third Declension
�-Verbs: First Aorist Active and Middle Indicative, First Aorist Active and Middle Infinitives, First Aorist Active and Middle Imperatives
�-Verbs: Second Aorist Active and Middle Indicative, Second Aorist Active and Middle Infinitives, Second Aorist Active and Middle Imperatives; Reflexive Pronouns
�-Verbs: Perfect Active Indicative, Perfect Active Infinitive; Pluperfect Active Indicative
Interrogative ��� and Indefinite ���
�-Verbs: Perfect Middle/Passive Indicative, Perfect Middle/Passive Infinitive; Pluperfect Middle/Passive Indicative
Relative Pronouns; ���; Expressions of Time
�-Verbs: Present Active Participle, Future Active Participle, First and Second Aorist Active Participles, Perfect Active Participle
�-Verbs: Present Middle/Passive Participle, Future Middle Participle, First and Second Aorist Middle Participles, Perfect Middle/Passive Participle
Direct and Indirect Questions; Alternative Questions
�-Verbs: Aorist Passive Tense
�-Verbs: Future Passive Tense; Future Perfect Active and Middle/Passive Tenses; ����
Third Declension: Vowel Stems, Syncopated Stems
Deponent Verbs; Genitive Absolute; ���; ������/������
Adverbs: Positive Degree; Result Clauses
Adjectives and Adverbs: Comparative and Superlative Degrees; Genitive of Comparison; Partitive Genitive
Adjectives and Adverbs: Irregular Comparative and Superlative Degrees; -��, -���, -� Adjectives; Dative of Degree of Difference
Subjunctive Mood: Present, Aorist, Perfect Tenses; Active, Middle, Passive Voices; Independent Uses of the Subjunctive (Hortatory, Prohibitive, Deliberative)
Optative Mood: Present, Future, Aorist, Perfect Tenses; Active, Middle, Passive Voices; Independent Uses of the Optative (Wishes, Potentiality)
Conditional Relative Clauses; Relative Adverbs
Purpose Clauses
����; Indirect Discourse (���/��)
����; Indirect Discourse (with infinitive)
Indirect Discourse (with participle); Crasis
More Uses of the Infinitive; ����
Verbal Adjectives in -���� and -���
Clauses of Effort and Fear
Mi-Verbs (������, ������)
Mi-Verbs (������, ����)
Mi-Verbs (��������); Unattainable Wishes
�����, ��������: Directional Suffixes; Accusative of Respect
Redundant ��; Uses of �� �� & �� ��; Attraction of Relative Pronoun
Grammatical Appendix Nouns
Definite Article
Word Lists
English-to-Greek Glossary
Greek-to-English Glossary
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