Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar

Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar

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By (author) J.H. Allen, By (author) J.B. Greenough, Edited by G.L. Kittredge, Edited by A.A. Howard, Edited by Benj. L. D'Ooge

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 512 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 213mm x 28mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486448061
  • ISBN 13: 9780486448060
  • Edition: Bilingual edition
  • Edition statement: Bilingual
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  • Sales rank: 106,497

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A venerable resource for more than a century, "Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar" is still regarded by students and teachers as the finest Latin reference grammar available. Concise, comprehensive, and well organized, it is unrivaled in depth and clarity, placing a wealth of advice on usage, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax within easy reach of Latin scholars at all levels. This sourcebook's three-part treatment starts with words and forms, covering parts of speech, declensions, and conjugations. The second part, syntax, explores cases, moods, and tenses. The concluding section offers information on archaic usages, Latin verse, and prose composition, among other subjects. Extensive appendixes feature a glossary of terms and indexes. Students of history, religion, and literature will find lasting value in this modestly priced edition of a classic guide to Latin.

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Table of contents

Part I. Words and Forms   Letters and Sounds   Words and their Forms   Declension of Nouns   Inflection of Adjectives   Inflection of Pronouns   Conjugation of Verbs   Forms: Stem and Verb-Endings   The Verb Sum   Regular Verbs   Particles   Formation of Words Part II. Syntax   Introductory Note   The Sentence   Nouns: Apposition; Predicate Agreement   Adjectives   Pronouns   Verbs   Particles: Adverbs, Conjunctions, Negatives   Questions   Construction of Cases   Nominative Case   Vocative Case   Genitive Case   Dative Case   Accusative Case   Ablative Case   Time and Place   Special Uses of Perpositions   Syntax of the Verb   Moods   Tenses   Participles   Gerund and Gerundive   Supine   Conditional Sentences   Concessive Clauses   Clauses of Proviso   Clauses of Purpose (Final Clauses)   Clauses of Characteristic   Clauses of Result (Consecutive Clauses)   Causal Clauses   Temporal Clauses   Clauses with quin and quominus   Substantive Clauses   Indirect Discourse   Intermediate Clauses   Important Rules of Syntax   Order of Words Prosody   Quantity   Rhythm   Versification   Early Prosody   Miscellaneous   Glossary of Terms   Index of Verbs   Index of Words and Subjects   Latin Authors and their Works   Parallel References