by. Anne H. Groton. · Rating details · 68 ratings · 7 reviews. From Alpha to Omega is a Classical Greek grammar textbook of fifty lessons with readings. From Alpha to Omega (Fourth Edition). A Beginning Course in Classical Greek. Anne H. Groton. – pp. – Imprint: Focus. From Alpha to Omega by Anne H. Groton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Long vocabulary lists are often the bane of Greek texts. The philosopher Plato, the orators Lysias and Demosthenes, the historians Thucydides and Xenophon, the comic playwright Aristophanes–to name just a few of Athens’ most famous authors–all wrote in Attic. First, its approach is the straightforward “grammar-translation” method, which I believe is the most intelligible and helpful for adult learners.

One of the most successful Classical Greek introductory textbooks, this edition provides an introduction to Classical Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today’s modern students. Online exercises, audio recordings, video tutorials, and more accompany each chapter at courses.

From Alpha to Omega : An Introduction to Classical Greek

This is a good thing: Forty-Six Stories in Classical Greek. Greek belongs to a large and colorful family of Indo-European languages, all thought to be descended from a very old, now extinct language spoken by people who roamed over the Eurasian continent during prehistoric times. I love the Aesops fables at the end of the chapters. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Max rated it really liked it Dec 11, Some authors wrote in their native dialect; others, working within an established literary genre, wrote in the dialect s that tradition demanded.

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This book has a few errors, which can be confusing if you don’t catch them, but overall it is a concise, effectively composed introduction to Attic Greek. However, there are plenty of interesting passages to translate and I did learn a lot omeha this book. Groton is Professor of Classics at St. Really great book and didn’t mind the previous owner’s markings since they were helpful in the long run. Lela grohon it really liked it Jun 16, Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek. Verbs with Athematic Aorist.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Description One of the most successful Classical Greek introductory textbooks, this edition provides an introduction to Classical Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today’s modern students. Katrina rated it it was amazing May 29, Answer Key contains answers to all exercises.

My anje Help Advanced Book Search. Kyle rated it really liked it May 14, Back cover copy One of the most successful Grtoon Greek introductory textbooks, this edition provides an introduction to Classical Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today’s modern students.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Books by Anne H. Refresh and try again. Showing of 11 reviews. Groton Limited preview – From Alpha to Omega: Online audio files of vocabulary and exercises are available for the first half From Alpha to Omega is a Classical Greek grammar textbook of fifty lessons with readings beginning with Aesop.

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From Alpha to Omega: A Beginning Course in Classical Greek by Anne H. Groton

Contents Lesson 2 The Greek Accents. Moreover, the reliance of that text on snippets of genuine Greek from the very beginning results in onega that are simply too difficult for the novice. This book is designed for college use, but it am using it with Juniors and Seniors in high school.

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The Best Books of Hansen and Quinn’s book is not bad, and I learned a great deal from it, but the difference between it and this book is notable. Third, the two ancillary books–a workbook and a book of readings–are extremely useful.

Finally, there are also readings from the Greek Bible to give students a wide range omgea exposure to the language.

From Alpha to Omega : A Beginning Course in Classical Greek

Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary. The ancient Greek taught in this book is Classical in date. Annw chapters are carefully crafted to focus on one primary alphx issue and contain only ten or so words each, making them extremely user-friendly to minute class periods.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Feb 16, Hannah Victoria Katherine rated it liked it Shelves: The workbook is modeled on the supplementary exercises in “Wheelock’s Latin” and the book of readings is modeled on “38 Latin Stories” also by Groton. Open Preview See a Problem?