Vocabulary from C. A. E. Luschnig’s “An Introduction to Ancient Greek” (2nd ed.), the textbook used by undergraduates at St. John’s College. Lessons follow. To that end I’ve picked up Luschnig’s Introduction Ancient Greek: A Literary But I’m having trouble finding something that uses Luschnig. C.A.E. Luschnig, An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach. Second edition, revised by C.A.E. Luschnig and Deborah Mitchell.

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Return to Book Page. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over luschjig million reviews. The new version improves what was already a good text, keeping the many exercise sentences, providing a realistic selection of ‘real Greek’ readings with translation aids conveniently below. In many ways, this is a remarkable volume, preserving the verve, knowledge, and perspective of a master teacher.

In these sections, L. There will obviously be greek of grammar you don’t know, and vocabulary you don’t know, and for this, the Loeb english translations will be helpful.

I do not see reading real Greek quotations from day one as an advantage. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek Berkeley: In fact, of course, these sixteen paradigms vary in rather small ways, and the surrounding three pages of text do explain these details, but the lists of forms themselves are monotonous no dashes, lusdhnig, separation, or any other marker.


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Unsurprisingly, the numbers barely appear in lusching readings, but numbers are presented again in Lesson 10 pp. I have suggested already that L. I say partially because I hired a tutor to grade my homework and answer grammar questions for me.

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An Introduction to Ancient Greek: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the interest of disclosure, I use Cynthia Shelmerdine’s L. I thought about Athenaze, which has more complete readings, apparently? An Introduction to Classical Greek3rd ed.

Open Preview See a Problem? Each lesson ends with a brief section on some cultural item, including a few sections on conversational Greek, essays on colors, flowers, theater, and so on.

An Introduction to Ancient Greek : A Literary Approach

However, we certainly welcome discussions of ancient Greek culture, history, and mythology, and posts may involve every lusxhnig of ancient Greek. It is supported by a Web site for teachers and learners at http: Mostly these are gnomic utterances from Menander, philosophers, or the tragedians.

Actually knowing greek will help luxchnig a lot, there are a lot of words in different languages that take words from greek. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Adam rated it liked it Jul 22, Want to add to the discussion? Ancient Greek is magic. What I cannot determine, however, is the need for this book. lushnig


In Lesson 5, for example, students and teachers face eight paradigms of third declension nouns on page and eight more paradigms two pages later. The Perseus Project — This is an exceptional site that has collections of Greek texts, English translations, and easily-searchable Greek lexicons. But have it by your side, and watch as the mystery of the Greek slowly unfolds.

William rated it liked it Dec 02, However, it is more useful as a guide to write and read the language, rather than speaking it.

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If you don’t understand what subjunctive moods, or participles, or gerunds are in English, it will be made quadruply hard in ancient Greek. Comments about that textbook in particular, or about self-study of Greek in general? I suppose my question is this: Hackett has not always done a good job of displaying the material, however. See 1 question about An Introduction to Ancient Greek….

Zell rated it really liked it May 18, But with all this said, it can be done. For this, the best remedy is to hire a tutor.