A Little Greek Reader

A Little Greek Reader

By: Stephen Anderson (author), James Morwood (author)Paperback

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This concise volume provides brief original reading matter to illustrate key features of Greek grammar and syntax. Each chapter begins with an account of the grammatical issue in question; this is then followed by a selection of passages from Greek literature, some shorter, some longer, covering a wide range of authors, and of considerable intrinsic interest.

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About Author

James Morwood went on from the post of Head of Classics at Harrow School to take charge of the teaching of the Greek and Latin languages at Oxford University, where he is at present an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College. He has authored and co-authored many books on the classical languages and literature. Stephen Anderson was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and St John's College, Cambridge. Since 1980 he has taught at Winchester College, where he was Head of Classics from 1984 to 2008 and is currently Senior Tutor. He is co-author of a number of classical textbooks widely used in both schools and universities.

Contents

Contents ; Introduction ; About the Authors ; 1. The Indicative Tenses of the Verb ; 1.1 Vitruvius 9, Preface 10 ; 1.2 Herodotus, Histories 7.228.2 ; 1.3 Appian, Civil War 2.91 ; 1.4 Pindar, Pythian 8.20 ; 1.5 Euripides, Medea 364 ; 1.6 Demosthenes, De Corona 191 ; 1.7 Thucydides, Histories 2.70.1 ; 1.8 Sophocles, Philoctetes 1066-71 ; 1.9 Euripides, Electra 967-70 ; 1.10 Plato, Crito 43a-b ; 2. Basic Use of Cases ; 2.1 Nominative ; (i) Thucydides, Histories 1.89.1 ; (ii) Aeschylus, Choephoroe 1-2 ; 2.2 Genitive ; (i) Plato, Charmides 153a ; (ii) Plato, Phaedo 118a ; 2.3 Dative ; (i) Homer, Odyssey 6.246 ; (ii) Thucydides, Histories 1.86.3 ; 2.4 Accusative ; 2.5 Vocative ; 2.6 Euripides, Supplices 399-405 ; 2.7 St. Luke's Gospel 2.8-12 ; 2.8 Homer, Iliad 1.357-64 ; 2.9 Lysias 1.22-24 ; 2.10 Euripides, Alcestis 185-96 ; 3. Adjectives ; 3.1 Plato, Ion 533e-534b ; 3.2 Plato, Symposium 221c ; 3.3 graffito from Mount Hymettus ; 3.4 Herodotus, Histories 1.1 ; 3.5 Euripides, Medea 49-55 ; 3.6 Homer, Iliad 6.414-16, 421-30 ; 4. Time, Place and Space ; 4.1 Plato, Apology 17d ; 4.2 Sophocles, Philoctetes 1337-42 ; 4.3 Xenophon, Hellenica 1.1.14-16 ; 4.4 Homer, Odyssey 2.171-76 ; 4.5 Plato, Laws 642d-e ; 4.6 Thucydides, Histories 1.94.1-2 ; 4.7 Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris 767-76 ; 4.8 Homer, Iliad 1.17-21 ; 4.9 Xenophon, Hellenica 6.4.19-20 ; 4.10 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.4.11 ; 5. Personal Pronouns and ([ ]) ; 5.1 Plato, Gorgias 474b ; 5.2 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.6.7 ; 5.3 Plato, Apology 38d-39a ; 5.4 Euripides, Medea 271-76 ; 5.5 Thucydides, Histories 2.61.2 ; 5.6 Thucydides, Histories 4.78.4 ; 5.7 Antiphon, On the Murder of Herodes 50 ; 5.8 Lysias 1.12-13 ; 5.9 Thucydides, Histories 4.14.1 ; 6. Indefinite and Demonstrative Pronouns ; 6.1 Xenophon, Anabasis 3.1.4 ; 6.2 Euripides, Alcestis 136-40 ; 6.3 Xenophon, Hellenica 5.1.13 ; 6.4 Homer, Iliad 10.382-89 ; 6.5 St. Mark's Gospel 14. 22-26 ; 6.6 Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 1047-57 ; 6.7 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 7. 3.2 ; 6.8 Euripides, Orestes 1140-48 ; 6.9 Demosthenes, De Corona 304-5 ; 6.10 Herodotus, Histories 2.100 ; 7. Participles 1 ; 7.1 Thucydides, Histories 3.112.2 ; 7.2 Xenophon, Memorabilia 4.4.4 ; 7.3 Demosthenes, De Corona 124 ; 7.4 Homer, Iliad 22.131-38 ; 7.5 Thucydides, Histories 6.59.4 ; 7.6 Xenophon, Anabasis 2.3.21 ; 7.7 Thucydides, Histories 8.68.1 ; 7.8 Thucydides, Histories 4.39.3 ; 7.9 Thucydides 2.59.2 ; 7.10 Euripides, Fragment 461 ; 8. Relative Clauses ; 8.1 Menander, Sententiae 560, 583 ; 8.2 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 3.3.44 ; 8.3 Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus 49-53 ; 8.4 Thucydides, Histories 1.95.5-6 ; 8.5 Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris 1289-95 ; 8.6 Lysias 12.16-17 ; 8.7 Homer, Iliad 1.35-42 ; 8.8 Andocides, De Mysteriis 61-62 ; 8.9 Euripides, Heraclidae 945-52 ; 8.10 Thucydides, Histories 1.128.5-7 ; 9 Particles ; 9.1 Plato, Apology 26c ; 9.2 Homer, Iliad 1 505-10 ; 9.3 Euripides, Hippolytus 1243-48 ; 9.4 Euripides, Electra 228-31 ; 9.5 Sophocles, Ajax 1355-59 ; 9.6 Aristophanes, Lysistrata 908-14 ; 9.7 Herodotus, Histories 2.49.1 ; 9.8 Plato, Lysis 219c ; 9.9 Demosthenes, On the Chersonese 42 ; 9.10 Homer, Iliad 4.401-5 ; 10 Indirect Statement ; 10.1 (i) Demosthenes, De Corona 169 ; (ii) Plato, Apology 21c ; (iii) Demosthenes Olynthiacs 1.15 ; 10.2 Xenophon, Anabasis 4.8.4 ; 10.3 Euripides, Medea 1293-1300 ; 10.4 Xenophon, Hellenica 4. 2.1 ; 10.5 Lysias 23.5-7 ; 10.6 Homer, Iliad 13.361-73 ; 10.7 Thucydides, Histories 2.3.1-3 ; 10.8 Euripides, Medea 446-58 ; 10.9 Plato, Republic 2.359d-60a ; 10.10 Plato, Republic 2.360a-c ; 11 Direct and Indirect Questions ; 11.1 Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1-4 ; 11.2 Sophocles, Antigone 1211-12 ; 11.3 Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 881-89 ; 11.4 Plato, Protagoras 310d ; 11.5 Thucydides, Histories 1.5.1-2 ; 11.6 Plato, Apology 21a-b ; 11.7 Herodotus, Histories 1.31 ; 11.8 Xenophon, Memorabilia 1.2.45 ; 12 Commands, Prohibitions and Wishes ; 12.1 Two Extracts from Homer's Odyssey ; (i) Odyssey 1.1-2 ; (ii) Odyssey 1.169-72 ; 12.2 Thucydides, Histories 1.86.5 ; 12.3 Two Extracts from Tragedy ; (i) Aeschylus, Persae 402-5 ; (ii) Euripides, Iphigenia at Aulis 495-99 ; 12.4 St. Luke's Gospel 18.18-25 ; 12.5 Euripides, Phoenissae 1442-53 ; 12.6 Aristophanes, Acharnians 280-99 ; 12.7 Thucydides, Histories 2.12.2-3 ; 12.8 Xenophon, Hellenica 4.1.37-39 ; 12.9 Euripides, Electra 1060-73 ; 12.10 Homer, Iliad 3.424-36 ; 13 Purpose Clauses ; 13.1 Homer, Iliad 2.381 ; 13.2 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.4.18 ; 13.3 Lysias 1.4 ; 13.4 Xenophon, Memorabilia 4.4.16 ; 13.5 Homer, Iliad 1.522-27 ; 13.6 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 1.2.3 ; 13.7 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.1.3 ; 13.8 Thucydides, Histories 1.29.1 ; 13.9 Demosthenes, Olynthiacs 1.2 ; 13.10 Demosthenes, Olynthiacs 2.11 ; 13.11 Sophocles, Electra 378-84 ; 14 Result Clauses ; 14.1 Euripides, Hecuba 730 ; 14.2 Lysias 12. 4 ; 14.3 Plato, Symposium 215e-16a ; 14.4 Sophocles, Antigone 449-55 ; 14.5 St. John's Gospel 3.16 ; 14.6 Xenophon, Anabasis 7.4.2-4 ; 14.7 Thucydides, Histories 3.49.1-3 ; 14.8 Euripides, Phoenissae 361-64 ; 14.9 Xenophon, Anabasis 2.2.17-18 ; 14.10 Lysias 3.6-8 ; 15 Conditionals 1 ; 15.1 Homer, Iliad 1.564 ; 15.2 Plato, Phaedrus 228a ; 15.3 Demosthenes, On the Liberty of the Rhodians 23 ; 15.4 Xenophon, Anabasis 2.5.41 ; 15.5 Thucydides, Histories 3.54.3-4 ; 15.6 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 3.2.13 ; 15.7 Plato, Republic 5.473c-e ; 15.8 Aristophanes, Frogs 584-88 ; 15.9 Euripides, Phoenissae 1615-21 ; 15.10 Lysias 7.41 ; 16 Conditionals 2 ; 16.1 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 1.2.16 ; 16.2 Lysias 2.78-80 ; 16.3 Euripides, Helen 68-77 ; 16.4 Plato, Apology 32d ; 16.5 Homer, Iliad 5. 674-82 ; 16.6 Thucydides, Histories 8.96.3-4 ; 16.7 Aeschylus, Agamemnon 34-39 ; 16.8 Homer, Iliad 2, 483-92 ; 16.9 Herodotus, Histories 2.173.2-4 ; 17 Participles 2 ; 17.1 Homer, Iliad 12.392-93 ; 17.2 Xenophon, Anabasis 3.3.1 ; 17.3 Herodotus 1.30.1 ; 17.4 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.2.22 ; 17.5 Euripides, Hecuba 303-5 ; 17.6 Plato, Protagoras 358d ; 17.7 Plato, Alcibiades 1.115a-b ; 17.8 Homer, Iliad 24.477-84 ; 17.9 Herodotus 4.136.1-2 ; 17.10 Plato, Euthydemus 272d-e ; 18 Verbs of Fearing, Precaution and Preventing ; 18.1 (i) Euripides, Medea 37 ; (ii) Xenophon, Anabasis 1.10.9 ; (iii) Aristophanes, Clouds 492-93 ; (iv) Thucydides, Histories 3.53.2 ; (v) Thucydides, Histories 1.136.1 ; 18.2 Euripides, Medea 282-89 ; 18.3 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.7.6 ; 18.4 Homer, Odyssey 5.299-307 ; 18.5 St. Matthew's Gospel 1.19-22 ; 18.6 (i) Isocrates 2.37 ; (ii) Sophocles, Trachiniae 1129 ; (iii) Demosthenes, De Falsa Legatione 92 ; 18.7 Xenophon, Anabasis 1.3.11 ; 18.8 (i) Herodotus, Histories 2.20.2 ; (ii) Sophocles, Antigone 441-43 ; (iii) Plato, Hippias Minor 369d ; 18.9 Thucydides, Histories 3.1 ; 18.10 Euripides, Phoenissae 1172-86 ; 19 Indefinite sentences ; 19.1 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 1.1.2 ; 19.2 Homer, Iliad 9.312-13 ; 19.3 Lysias 12.41 ; 19.4 Sophocles, Antigone 574-81 ; 19.5 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 5.3.55 ; 19.6 Thucydides, Histories 2.34.3-5 ; 19.7 Demosthenes, De Corona 235 ; 19.8 Thucydides, Histories 1.99.3 ; 19.9 Homer, Iliad 1.163-71 ; 19.10 Xenophon, Agesilaos 7.3 ; 20 Temporal Clauses ; 20.1 (i) Demosthenes, Olynthiacs 1.20 ; (ii) Xenophon, Anabasis 1.6.5 ; (iii) Sophocles, Antigone 91 ; 20.2 Thucydides, Histories 2.21.1-2 ; 20.3 Euripides, Hecuba 10-27 ; 20.4 Arrian, Anabasis 5.18.6 ; 20.5 Xenophon, Anabasis 7.2.31 ; 20.6 (i) I Corinthians 11.26 ; (ii) Homer, Odyssey 5.55-58 ; (iii) Isocrates 1.24 ; (iv) Thucydides, Histories 2.93.1 ; 20.7 Aeschylus, Persae 421-28 ; 20.8 Xenophon, Anabasis 5.7.3-5 ; 20.9 Euripides, Medea 1021-39 ; 21 Impersonal Verbs and Verbal Adjectives ; 21.1 Xenophon, Anabasis 3.2.15 ; 21.2 Plato, Crito 44c ; 21.3 Xenophon, Cyropaedia 7.2.28 ; 21.4 Andocides 4.17 ; 21.5 Euripides, Medea 238-43 ; 21.6 Demosthenes, Philippic 3.70 ; 22 Additional Prose Passages ; 22.1 Herodotus, Histories 1.8 ; 22.2 Herodotus, Histories 2.68 ; 22.3 Thucydides, Histories 6.57 ; 22.4 Thucydides, Histories 8.1 ; 22.5 Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.2.10-12 ; 22.6 Xenophon, Memorabilia 2.1.21-22 ; 22.7 Plato, Apology, 22a-c ; 22.8 Plato, Phaedo 117e-18a ; 22.9 Lucian, Vera Historia 2, 35-36 ; 22.10 The Acts of the Apostles 9.1-12 ; 23 Additional Verse Passages ; 23.1 Homer, Iliad 6, 466-84 ; 23.2 Homer, Odyssey 22.1-21 ; 23.3 Sophocles, Ajax 541-59 ; 23.4 Euripides, Hippolytus 1-22 ; 23.5 Sophocles, Antigone, 781-800 ; 23.6 Euripides, Medea 1251-70 ; 23.7 Aristophanes, Frogs, 1198-1221 ; 23.8 Aristophanes, Clouds 1-18 ; 23.9 Theocritus 11.17-37 ; 23.10 Callimachus, Epigrammata 2 ; Appendices ; The Greek Writers ; Homer, Herodotus and the New Testament ; Two Important Greek Meters ; Literary Terms ; Map: Greece and the Aegean

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  • publication date: 15/01/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780199311729
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
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  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 0199311722

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