An Introduction to Ancient Greek

Author: Alfred Mollin
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761808531
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Twenty grammar lessons with exercises are followed by readings: Plato's Meno and selections from Aristotle's Physics and Nicomachean Ethics . Appendices cover phonology, word formation, morphology, and syntax. A Greek to English/English to Greek vocabulary is also included. Annotation c. by Book New

Ancient Greek Civilization

Author: David Sansone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119098157
Release Date: 2016-10-31
Genre: History

The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by Greek interaction with other cultures Now includes additional illustrations and maps, updated notes and references throughout, and an expanded discussion of the Hellenistic period Weaves the latest scholarship and archeological excavations into the narrative at an appropriate level for undergraduates


Author: M. G. Balme
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199363250
Release Date: 2014-11-14
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Since its publication in 1990, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek has helped tens of thousands of students learn classical Greek. Building on the bestselling tradition of previous editions, the long-awaited third edition combines the best features of traditional and modern teaching methods. It provides a unique course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative right from the beginning and guides them to the point where they can begin reading complete classical texts. James Morwood, editor of the Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek and the Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary, brings his expertise and years of teaching experience to this revision. Carefully designed to hold students' interest, the course begins in Book I with a fictional narrative about an Attic farmer's family placed in a precise historical context (432-431 B.C.). This narrative, interwoven with tales from mythology and the Persian Wars, gradually gives way in Book II to adapted passages from Thucydides, Plato, and Herodotus and ultimately to excerpts of the original Greek of Bacchylides, Thucydides, and Aristophanes' Acharnians. Essays on relevant aspects of ancient Greek culture and history are also woven throughout.

Ancient Greece

Author: Sarah B. Pomeroy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199846049
Release Date: 2012
Genre: History

Revised and updated throughout, the third edition of Ancient Greece presents the political, social, cultural, and economic history and civilization of ancient Greece in all its complexity and variety. Written by five leading authorities on the classical world, this captivating study covers the entire period from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Era. FEATURES * New! Extensively revised coverage of early Greece by new coauthor David Tandy * New! A revised art program that includes two eight-page color inserts (one new to this edition), 180 black-and-white photos and line drawings, and eighteen maps * Uniquely in-depth coverage of social and cultural topics including women and family life, material culture, religion, law, homosexuality, slavery, athletics, and life in the countryside * Excerpts from ancient documents, selective recommendations for further reading, and a timeline and general introduction that provide a bird's-eye view of Greek history * Key terms (boldfaced at their first appearance) and an extensive glossary * New! A Companion Website featuring chapter summaries, self-quizzes, discussion questions, flashcards of key terms, maps, a pronunciation guide, links to useful websites, and a film and television guide

Sanctuaries and the Sacred in the Ancient Greek World

Author: John Pedley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521809355
Release Date: 2005-10-17
Genre: Art

This book explores the variety of ancient Greek sanctuaries--their settings, spaces, shapes, and structures--and the rituals associated with them, such as festivals and processions, sacrifice and libation, dining and drinking, prayer and offering, dance, initiation, consultation, and purification. Subsequent chapters trace the consequences of the Roman conquest, the triumph of Christianity, as well as the impact of Turks, travelers, archaeologists, and tourists on these sites. Featuring an exhaustive glossary and bibliography, the volume provides an accessible, authoritative introduction to ancient Greek sanctuaries and their ritual activities.

The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek

Author: Albert Rijksbaron
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226718583
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The verb is, in any language, the motor of all communication: no verb, no action. In Greek, verb forms change not only with person, number, tense, and voice, but in four possible moods as well. Available now in a special reprint for the North American market, The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek is an incomparable resource to students and scholars charged with the considerable task of untangling the Greek language’s many complexities. With clear, concise instruction, Albert Rijksbaron shows how the various verb forms contribute to the richness of the Greek literature as we know it, in this essential guide for both novices and experienced practitioners. “[This study] belongs in the library of any Hellenist and any linguist interested in ancient Greek.”—Classics Newsletter (Anzeiger für die Altertumswissenschaft) “Every use is described with concision and clarity.”—Kratylos “The book offers an example of how the empirical thoroughness of traditional Classical scholarship can be brought into contact with general linguistic theory.”—Language

A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

Author: Ian C. Storey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118455111
Release Date: 2013-11-08
Genre: Drama

This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging,systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction toancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to thirdcentury BC. Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama – tragedy,comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides,Aristophanes, and Menander, and includes entries on‘lost’ playwrights Examines contextual issues such as the origins of dramatic artforms; the conventions of the festivals and the theater;drama’s relationship with the worship of Dionysos; politicaldimensions of drama; and how to read and watch Greek drama Includes single-page synopses of every surviving ancient Greekplay

Basiswissen Arch ologie

Author: Colin Renfrew
Publisher: Philipp Von Zabern Verlag Gmbh
ISBN: 3805339488
Release Date: 2009
Genre: History

Mit mehr als 150.000 verkauften Exemplaren gilt der Band Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice im englischsprachigen Raum bereits jetzt als Standardwerk im Fach Archaologie. Diese jetzt erstmals auf Deutsch vorliegende sorgfaltig uberarbeitete und zum Teil vollig neu geschriebene Fassung ist eine ausserst gut lesbare Einfuhrung fur alle, die sich fur Archaologie interessieren und eine kompakte Darstellung der Methoden und Praxis archaologischer Arbeit suchen. Beruhmte Archaologen und Ausgrabungsstatten passieren Revue. Inhaltlich ist das Buch auf der Hohe der Forschung, auch die neuesten technischen Methoden und Technologien werden behandelt. (Philipp von Zabern 2009)

An Introduction to Ancient Greek A Literary Approach 2nd Edition

Author: C. A. E. Luschnig
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9781603843843
Release Date: 2007-03-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A.E. Luschnig's "An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach" prepares students to read Greek in less than a year by presenting basic traditional grammar without frills and by introducing real Greek written by ancient Greeks, from the first day of study. This second edition retains all the features of the first but is more streamlined, easier on the eyes, more gender-inclusive, and altogether more 21st century. It is supported by a Web site for teachers and learners.

Music Education

Author: Michael L. Mark
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415936799
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Music

This work offers students a complete overview of key writings on music education, from the ancient Greeks to contemporary American thought, with emphasis on writings from the last 100 years. Designed to complement the standard music pedagogy course, the selections range from Plato's Republic through William Billing's writings on Colonial American Music Education through the 2001 advocacy for music education. In five sections, each part of the book is introduced by a brief essay giving an overview of the material covered and information placing it within the critical context of its day. Individual articles are also prefaced with informative headnotes.

The Greeks

Author: Robin Sowerby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317596189
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Genre: History

The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period. It provides detailed discussions of the main trends in literature and drama, philosophy, art and architecture, with generous reference to original sources, and places ancient Greek culture firmly in its political, social and historical context. The new edition has expanded coverage of the post-Classical period with major expansions in the areas of Hellenistic history, literature and philosophy. More emphasis is placed on the Greek world as a whole, especially on Sparta, and the focus on social history has been increased. The Greeks is an indispensable introduction for all students of Classics, and an invaluable guide for students of other disciplines who require grounding in Greek civilization.

Introduction to Attic Greek

Author: Donald J. Mastronarde
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520275713
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Literary Criticism

"Thoroughly revised and expanded, Introduction to Attic Greek, Second Edition gives students and instructors the most comprehensive and accessible presentation to learning ancient Greek available. Improvements to the second edition include earlier presentation of simple phrases and sentences, common imperative forms, and common pronouns; additional Greek sentences for reading; introduction to the most common particles; and key points formatted in lists for easier comprehension and review."--Publisher description.

Schwert des Nordens

Author: Luke Scull
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641171193
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Fiction

Einst herrschten die Götter über die Welt und die Menschen – bis sich eine Gruppe Magier zusammenschloss, um die Macht an sich zu reißen. Die Götter fielen, die Welt versank in den Schatten. Und auch die Rebellion des Assassinen Davarus Cole und seiner Verbündeten ist gescheitert: Seine einstigen Gefährten sind entweder tot oder wurden in die Verbannung geschickt. Doch in den Schatten regt sich ein neuer Feind – mächtig und unsterblich, und plötzlich werden die Karten um das Schicksal der Menschheit neu gemischt und Feinde zu Verbündeten.