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    DescriptionCombining the best features of traditional and modern methods, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, 2/e, provides a unique course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative right from the beginning and guides them to the point where they can begin reading 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 (432-431 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 Herodotus and ultimately to excerpts of the original Greek of Bacchylides, Thucydides, and Aristophanes' Acharnians. Essays on relevant aspects of ancient Greek culture and history are also provided. New to the Second Edition: * Short passages from Classical and New Testament Greek in virtually every chapter * The opening lines of the Iliad and the Odyssey toward the end of Book II * New vocabulary and more complete explanations of grammar, including material on accents * Many new exercises and additional opportunities for students to practice completing charts of verb forms and paradigms of nouns and adjectives * Updated Teacher's Handbooks for Books I and II containing translations of all stories, readings, and exercises; detailed suggestions for classroom presentation; abundant English derivatives; and additional linguistic information * Offered for the first time, Student Workbooks for Books I and II that include self-correcting exercises, cumulative vocabulary lists, periodic grammatical reviews, and additional readings


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    Title
    Athenaze: Book I
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to Ancient Greek
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maurice Balme, By (author) Gilbert Lawall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 380
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 670 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195149562
    ISBN 10: 0195149564
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, FOR000000, LIT004190
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 488.2/421
    LC classification: PA258 .B325 2003
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 488.2421
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: CB, DSBB, DB, CF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    81 illus. & maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    13 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York