A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition

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Thomas Kerchever Arnold's Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition first appeared in 1838 and was reprinted in several editions due to popular demand, being adopted as a textbook in leading public schools. Ordained as a priest in 1827 after graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1821, Arnold had studied both theology and classics, and wrote prolifically on both subjects. His first school textbook was published in 1836 and others followed steadily until his death in 1853. One of the chief merits of...

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A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition

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Thomas Kerchever Arnold's Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition first appeared in 1838 and was reprinted in several editions due to popular demand, being adopted as a textbook in leading public schools. Ordained as a priest in 1827 after graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1821, Arnold had studied both theology and classics, and wrote prolifically on both subjects. His first school textbook was published in 1836 and others followed steadily until his death in 1853. One of the chief merits of Arnold's classical publications was his use of contemporary works of German scholarship, to which he readily acknowledged his debt. He produced, alongside Latin and Greek textbooks, grammars of English, French, German, Italian, and Hebrew, and editions of many Greek and Latin authors. This introduction was designed to provide students with the basic tools with which to construct sentences and includes exercises on syntax and a vocabulary index.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781235946455
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 46
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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Preface; 1. On the tenses - the article; 2. The article continued; 3. The article continued; 4. The article continued; 5. The article continued; 6. The article continued; 7. The article as demonstrative pronoun; 8. Pronouns continued; 9. Pronouns continued; 10. Of the neuter adjective; 11. Subject and predicate; 12. On the moods; 13. The moods continued; 14. The moods continued; 15. The moods continued; 16. The moods continued; 17. The moods continued; 18. The moods continued; 19. ον and μη; 20. Verbals in τεος; 21. Double accusative; 22. The accusative after passive and neuter verbs; 23. The accusative continued; 24. The genitive; 25. The genitive continued; 26. The genitive continued; 27. The genitive continued; 28. The genitive continued; 29. Comparison; 30. Comparison continued; 31. The dative; 32. The middle voice; 33. Middle voice continued; 34. On the perfect 2; 35. Additional remarks on some of the moods and tenses; 36. On the infinitive; 37. The infinitive continued; 38. The infinitive continued; 39. The participle; 40 The participle continued; 41. The participle continued; 42. The genitive absolute, &c.; 43. The relative; 44. The relative continued; 45. ο οιος συ ανηρ; 46. ου&Δ;εις οστις ου; 47. οιος, &Δ;εω. μελλω; 48. οπως, ου μη; 49. μη μη ου; 50. μη with relatives, infin., &c.; 51. Some adverbs of time, &c.; 52. On interrogative sentences; 53. Indirect single questions; 54. Double questions; 55. Observations on ει, εαν; 56. Condensed questions; 57. Various constructions; 58. Various constructions continued; 59. List of participles, &c.; Tables; Questions on the syntax; Indexes.

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