An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greek / Edition 2

An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greek / Edition 2

by Joint Association of Classical Teachers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521698502

ISBN-13: 9780521698504

Pub. Date: 04/10/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521698504
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/10/2008
Series:
Reading Greek Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
897,485
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.71(d)

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.

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