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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Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek Berkeley: Thanks for the reassurance. Luschnig’s An Introduction to Ancient Greek: I ggreek that she provides the Greek terms for various parts of speech and other grammatical terms, but do not see where it gives students an advantage in their reading skills.

We can notify you when this item is back in luxchnig. An Introduction to Ancient Greek: Since you mentioned “ancient authors,” are you also planning to learn Latin or do you know it already? The first part is learning the alphabet, is actually not that hard, I know it’s kind of weird at first but you need to get use to it.

The new version improves what was already a good text, keeping the many exercise sentences, providing a greem selection of ‘real Greek’ readings with translation aids conveniently below. Figure out your method of memorization, whether it’s speaking out loud, or visualizing it within a grid.

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I’m trying to take it at a slow pace, just a few pages a day, every day, and if it takes a year then so be it.

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Sometimes paradigms are split across pages. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. There are numerous practice sections, including many passages of classical texts to decode, but no answers given.

The 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.

Overall, I learned how to read ancient Greek so the book fulfilled luschnkg purpose. Books Available for Review. Ah and a good advice, get a dictionary you will use it a lot, I used to use this one when I was younger.

If you’re wondering why ancient Greek has to be so difficult, it’s because of the nature of dead languages.

I thought about Athenaze, which has more complete readings, apparently? This book focuses on reading ancient Greek more than writing or speaking it.

What I appreciate particularly is that this grammar has personality, even a sense of humor, so that my students feel they are learning ancient Greek from Cecelia Luschnig rather than an anonymous textbook So long as you stay dedicated and keep at it, you should be fine.

Actually knowing greek will help you a lot, there are a lot of words in different languages that take words from greek.

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Binging is a bad habit of mine. Most teachers can state immediately what drives students away from Greek: This extra support is an important learning aid, because Greek is more difficult to learn than Latin, as Latin is much more closely related to many present-day languages.


I have suggested already that L. Willow rated it really liked it Mar 07, Larry Greeek rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Xinxiong rated it it was amazing Jan 25, I have to say I did not like the book very much.

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Hardy Hansen and Gerald Quinn, Greek: To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Ancient Greekplease sign up. Teachers who are looking for an alternative to the majority of textbooks available, however, will find little here in the way of a fresh approach to beginning Greek.

Now this part gets tricky because in spanish my native language nouns are just hmm nouns, you just need the singular and plural, but in greek there are ‘cases’: In the next lesson, after presenting the aorist, L. For this, the best remedy is to hire a tutor. Luschnig, An Introduction to Ancient Greek: They regularly include twenty or more sentences to translate into English and about ten to translate from English into Greek.