A New Introduction to Greek / Edition 3

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Major revisions in this widely used text include:

1. Larger typefaces for all Greek paradigms;

2. Greatly expanded vocabularies, both Greek-English and English-Greek;

3. New review exercises for each lesson in both Greek and English;

4. New appendices listing 75 irregular verbs with their principal parts and the prepositions with their meanings. At many points the expositions, notes, and lesson vocabularies are expanded and the English sentences revised.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674616004
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1961
  • Edition description: Third Edition Revised and Enlarged
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 463,572
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Alston Hurd Chase is Chairman of the Department of the Classics, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.

Henry Phillips, Jr., is Professor of Greek, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire.

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Table of Contents

1. The Greek Alphabet. Punctuation

2. Accents

3. First and Second Declensions. The Declension of αγαθος. The Declension of the Definite Article

4. First Declension Nouns (Continued). The Relative Pronoun

5. Regular Verbs: Present and Future Indicative Active. Infinitive in Indirect Discourse

6. The Third Or Consonant Declension. Clauses of Result

7. Irregular and Neuter Nouns of the Third Declension. Expressions of Time. Dative of Possession

8. The Imperfect. The First and Second Aorists Indicative and Infinitive

9. Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs. Declension of ηδιων

10. Demonstratives

11. Interrogative and Indefinite Pronouns. Enclitics. Dative and Accusative of Respect

12. The Verb ειμι. The Pronoun αυτος

13. MI-Verbs: Present, Imperfect, and First and Second Aorist Indicative Active of ιςτημι and Compound διδωμι. Verbs

14. MI-Verbs: Present, Imperfect, and Second Aorist Indicative Active of τιθημι ιημι. Present and Imperfect of δεικνυμι.

15. Contract Verbs: τιμαω and φιλεω

16. δηλοω. Future of Liquid Verbs. Personal Pronouns

17. Adjectives in -υς, -εια, -υ, and -ης, -ες. Adjectives and Contract Adjectives

18. Declensions of πας, μεγας, and πολυς

19. Present, Future, and Second Aorist Participles Active and Contract Verbs

20. First Aorist Active Participle of Ω-Verbs. Present and Second Aorist Participles Active of MI-Verbs

21. Uses of the Participle

22. Present and Aorist Subjunctive Active. Future More Vivid and Present General Conditions

23. The Optative. Purpose Clauses with ινα, ως, and οπως.

24. Future Less Vivid and Past General Conditions. Indirect Discourse with οτι and ως. Indirect Questions

25. The Middle and Passive Voices. Present Indicative, Middle and Passive. Future Indicative Middle. Clauses Expressing Fear

26. Imperfect Middle and Passive and Second Aorist Middle. Temporal Clauses

27. First Aorist Middle. Reflexive Pronouns. Contrary-to-Fact Conditions

28. Present Middle and Passive and Aorist Middle Subjunctive. The Hortatory Subjunctive

29. The Middle and Passive Optative

30. The Aorist Passive and the Future Passive. Dative of Means and Genitive of Personal Agent

31. The First and Second Perfect Active

32. The Perfect and Pluperfect Middle and Passive of Vowel Stems. Dative of Personal Agent

33. Perfect Middle and Passive System of Mute Stems

34. The Imperative of Ω- and Contract Verbs

35. The Imperative of MI-Verbs

36. Summary of Verbs

37. Numerals

38. Irregular Second Aorists

39. Imperative of ειμι. Conjugation of ειμι.

40. Conjugation of φημι and οιδα. Verbal Adjectives. Clauses of Effort


1. Names Mentioned in the Text

2. Declensions

3. Pronouns and Adverbs

4. Cardinal and Ordinal Numerals and Numeral Adverbs

5. Ω-Verbs

6. Contract Verbs

7. MI-Verbs

8. Summary of Syntax

9. The Prepositions, With Their Commonest Meanings

10. Irregular Verbs, With Their Principal Parts

Greek-English Vocabulary

English-Greek Vocabulary

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