An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greek: Independent Study Guide

An Independent Study Guide to Reading Greek: Independent Study Guide

Paperback The Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course Language: English / Greek, Modern (1453-)

By (author) Joint Association of Classical Teachers

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  • Format: Paperback | 358 pages
  • Language: English / Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 214mm x 24mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 25 August 1995
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521478634
  • ISBN 13: 9780521478632
  • Sales rank: 955,950

Product description

Reading Greek is the ancient Greek language course produced by the Joint Association of Classical Teachers and published by Cambridge University Press. This Independent Study Guide is intended to help students who are learning Greek on their own or with only limited access to a teacher. It contains notes on the Greek texts that appear in the Reading Greek Text volume, translations of all the texts, answers to the exercises in the Grammar, Vocabulary, and Exercises volume and cross-references to the relevant fifth-century BC background in The World of Athens. There are instructions on how to use the course and the Study Guide. Apart from those studying entirely on their own, students in schools, in universities and summer schools who have to learn Greek rapidly and intensively will also welcome the appearance of this Guide.

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Table of contents

Authors' note; Preface; List of abbreviations; Preliminaries; 1. The insurance fraud; 2. The glorious past; 3. Athens and Sparta; 4. Lawlessness in Athenian life; 5. 'Socrates corrupts the young'; 6. Socrates and intellectual enquiry; 7. Aristophanes' Birds; 8. Aristophanes' Wasps; 9. Aristophanes' Lysistrata; 10. Aristophanes' Akharnians; 11. Neaira as slave; 12. Neaira as married woman; 13. Guarding a woman's purity; 14. Alkestis in Euripides' play; 15. Official justice: ships, state and individuals; 16. Private justice: trouble down at the farm; 17. How Zeus gave justice to men; 18. The story of Adrastos; 19. Odysseus and Nausikaa.