Athenaze, Book II: An Introduction to Ancient Greek by Maurice BalmeAthenaze, Book II: An Introduction to Ancient Greek by Maurice Balme

Athenaze, Book II: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

byMaurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall, James Morwood

Paperback | January 1, 2016

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Combining the best features of traditional and modern methods, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek 3/e, provides a unique, bestselling course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative right from the begining and guides them to the point where they can beginreading complete classical texts. 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 (423-431 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 Herodotuc and ultimately to excerpts of the original Greek of Bacchylides, Thucudides, and Aristophanes' Acharnians. Essays on relevant aspects of ancient Greek culture and history are also woven throughout.
James Morwood was elected to a Fellowship at Wadham College in 1966, where he taught and served as Dean of Degrees, Steward of Common Room, and Dean (the last post from 2000 to 2006). He became an Emeritus Fellow in 2006 and remains Editor of the Wadham Gazette. He still does some teaching at the college. James was educated at Peterhou...
Title:Athenaze, Book II: An Introduction to Ancient GreekFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.09 × 7.52 × 0.91 inPublished:January 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019060767X

ISBN - 13:9780190607678

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