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. MastronardeDonald 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: 560,068
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 ??t?s; Pronominal Article; Prepositions IV
Unit Thirteen. Contract Verbs In -??; Demonstratives
Unit Fourteen. Consonant-Declension Nouns I
Unit Fifteen. Consonant-Declension Nouns II; Interrogative Pronoun
Unit Sixteen. Imperfect Indicative
Unit Seventeen. Indefinite ??s; 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 ??-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; ??da
Unit Twenty-Nine. Aorist Passive and Future Passive
Unit Thirty. Contract Verbs In -?? and -??; 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 ?t?; Indirect Questions and Indirect Interrogative
Unit Thirty-Five. Conditional Constructions
Unit Thirty-Six. Indicative With ??; 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 -??s and -???s; Subordinate
Clauses In Indirect Discourse; Meanings of Prepositional Prefixes
Unit Forty-One. Temporal Clauses With ??s and the Like; ????; 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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