ISBN-10:
0195218515
ISBN-13:
9780195218510
Pub. Date:
04/28/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek / Edition 2

Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek / Edition 2

by James Morwood

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ISBN-13: 9780195218510
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 225,965
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author



James Morwood is Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Acknowledgementsvi
Glossary of grammatical termsvii
Abbreviationsxvii
The Greek alphabet and its pronunciation1
The history of the pronunciation of Greek7
Reference Grammar
Nouns, adjectives and pronouns10
Number and gender10
Cases10
The definite article24
Nouns25
Adjectives32
Adverbs45
Pronouns46
Correlatives51
Numerals53
Prepositions56
Verbs60
Verbs in [omega]62
Verbs with a 2nd aorist69
Root aorists71
Contracted verbs73
Verbs in [mu iota]80
Irregular verbs93
Top 101 irregular verbs98
More principal parts110
Constructions
The definite article122
Relative clauses127
Time, place and space131
Participles136
Pronouns144
Sequence of tenses and moods152
Indirect statement154
Subordinate clauses in indirect statement159
Direct and indirect questions161
Commands, exhortations and wishes168
Indirect commands170
Because172
Purpose clauses174
Result clauses177
[characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible] - on condition that179
Verbs of fearing and precaution180
Conditional sentences183
Conditional sentences in indirect statement188
Impersonal verbs190
The gerundive193
Indefinite clauses195
Time clauses197
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Verbs of preventing, hindering and denying201
The negatives204
Particles207
[characters not reproducible] - words easily confused214
Some tips218
Appendices
Accents222
Dialect227
Homeric dialect227
Herodotus' Ionic dialect228
New Testament Greek229
The dual232
Some literary terms234
Vocabulary241
Greek - English241
English - Greek255
Index of Greek words264
Index267

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