This beginner's Greek textbook series helps students quickly tackle selected pas sages from Homer's Odyssey: The Lotus Eaters, Cyclops, Circe, a glimpse of Hade s, Tantalus, Sisyphus, Scylla and Charbdis, the Sirens, Calypso---stories whose echoes still sound throughout literture today. Daily lessons are arranged so every word, form, and rule in the day's selection is learned beforehand. Essays on various aspects of ancient history, Greek culture, art, sculpture, architectu re, democracy, and the dawn of Western Civilization highlight humanistic values and increase literary appreciation. The attractive and easy-to-teach format inc orporates abundant illustrations, many in color, of Homeric scenes and themes. Pedagogically, there are integrated exercises and reviews to facilitate mastery, derivative word studies, and flashcards for vocabulary study. The extensive Te acher's Manual gives specific suggestions on hamdling the text as well as prelec tions for each lesson, a complete key to all exercises and readings, and ready- made tests that can be easily duplicated and scored. Proven effective in high s chools and college departments everywhere for more than 40 years, A READING COUR SE IN HOMERIC GREEK makes reading Greek attractive, satisfying, and enjoyable.
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A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Book One, Third Edition is a revised edition of the well respected text by Frs. Schoder and Horrigan. This text provides an introduction to Greek language as found in the Greek of Homer. Covering 120 lessons, readings from Homer begin after the first 10 lessons in the book. Honor work, appendices, and vocabularies are included, along with review exercises for each chapter with answers.
Leslie Edwards’ [new edition of] A Reading Course in Homeric Greek captures the spirit of the original Schoder and Horrigan text while serving the needs of today's audiences. It’s simply Homerically delightful!"
— Susan Setnik, Tufts University
Leslie Collins Edwards is a lecturer of Classical Literature and Languages at the University of California, San Diego, with research interests in Greek literature and Greek education.About the Author:
Leslie Collins Edwards (Ph.D. Cornell University) is a Lecturer of Classical Literature and Languages at the University of California, San Diego, with research interests in Greek literature and Greek education.
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Book Description Loyola Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Tch. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0829405240
Book Description Loyola Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110829405240
Book Description Loyola Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0829405240 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0526196