ISBN-10:
0520275713
ISBN-13:
9780520275713
Pub. Date:
02/01/2013
Publisher:
University of California Press
Introduction to Attic Greek / Edition 2

Introduction to Attic Greek / Edition 2

by Donald J. Mastronarde

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Overview

Thoroughly revised and expanded,
Introduction to Attic Greek, 2nd Edition
gives student and instructors the most comprehensive and accessible presentation of ancient Greek available. The text features:

• Full exposure to the grammar and morphology that students will encounter in actual texts

• Self-contained instructional chapters, with challenging, carefully tailored exercises

• Progressively more complex chapters to build the student's knowledge of declensions, tenses, and constructions by alternating emphasis on morphology and syntax

• Readings based on actual texts and include unadapted passages from Xenophon, Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes, and Thucydides.

• Concise introduction to the history of the Greek language

• Composite list of verbs with principal parts, and an appendix of all paradigms

• Greek-English and English-Greek glossaries



Additional Resources:

• Robust online supplements for teaching and learning available at atticgreek.org

• Answer Key to exercises also available from UC Press (978-0-520-27574-4)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520275713
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/01/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 494,612
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Donald J. Mastronarde is Melpomene Professor of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley. Among his many books are The Art of Euripides: Dramatic Technique and Social Context, Euripides, Medea, and Euripides, Phoenissae.

Table of Contents

Preface
How To Use This Book


Introduction. The Ancient Greek Language and Attic Greek
Unit One. The Alphabet; Pronunciation
Unit Two. Accentuation
Unit Three. O-Declension Nouns; Prepositions I
Unit Four. A-Declension Nouns I; The Article
Unit Five. Present Active
Indicative of O-Verbs
Unit Six. A-Declension Nouns II; Prepositions II
Unit Seven. Vowel-Declension Adjectives; Attribution and Predication
Unit Eight. Second Person Imperative; Prepositions III; Relative Pronoun and
Relative Clauses
Unit Nine. Present
Infinitive; Two-Ending Adjectives
Unit Ten. Present of e?µ?; Some Uses of the Genitive and Dative
Unit Eleven. Present Middle/Passive
Indicative
Unit Twelve. Adverbs; Conjunctions; Pronoun αντóζ; Pronominal Article; Prepositions IV
Unit Thirteen. Contract Verbs
In -εω; Demonstratives
Unit Fourteen. Consonant-Declension Nouns I
Unit Fifteen. Consonant-Declension Nouns II;
Interrogative Pronoun
Unit Sixteen. Imperfect
Indicative
Unit Seventeen.
Indefinite τιζ; Uses of the Accusative
Unit Eighteen. Future Active and Middle
Indicative
Unit Nineteen. Aorist Active and Middle
Indicative and Imperative
Unit Twenty. Tense and Aspect;
Indirect Discourse
Unit Twenty-One. Consonant-Declension Nouns III; Personal Pronouns
Unit Twenty-Two. Consonant-Declension Adjectives
Unit Twenty-Three. Present System of μι-Verbs
Unit Twenty-Four. Athematic Aorists
Unit Twenty-Five. Adjectives With Variant Stems; Numerals; Reflexive and Reciprocal Pronouns; Result Constructions
Unit Twenty-Six. Participles: Formation and Declension
Unit Twenty-Seven. Uses of the Participle I
Unit Twenty-Eight. Uses of the Participle II; οιδα
Unit Twenty-Nine. Aorist Passive and Future Passive
Unit Thirty. Contract Verbs
In -αω and -óω; Further Uses of the Genitive and Dative
Unit Thirty-One. Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
Unit Thirty-Two. The Subjunctive
Unit Thirty-Three. Formation of the Optative
Unit Thirty-Four. Uses of the Optative;
Indirect Discourse With οτι;
Indirect Questions and
Indirect
Interrogative
Unit Thirty-Five. Conditional Constructions
Unit Thirty-Six.
Indicative With αν; Correlatives; More Particles
Unit Thirty-Seven. Perfect System Active
Unit Thirty-Eight. Perfect System Middle/Passive; A-Contract Nouns
Unit Thirty-Nine. Third Person Imperatives; Object Clauses With Verbs of Effort; Athematic Perfects
Unit Forty. O-Contract Nouns; Verbal Adjectives
In -το'ζ and -τε'οζs; Subordinate
Clauses
In
Indirect Discourse; Meanings of Prepositional Prefixes
Unit Forty-One. Temporal Clauses With εωζ and the Like; πρíν; Attraction
Unit Forty-Two. Contract Vowel-Declension Adjectives; Attic Declension; Assimilation of Mood

Appendix A. Table of Contractions
Appendix B. Principal Parts
Appendix C. Paradigms
Greek – English Glossary
English – Greek Glossary

Index

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