Classical World Volume 3

Classical World Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...from compound names in the manner made familiar by FickBechtel. Complimentary names with simple stems were common from Indo-European times, and so was the individualizing sufiix-en, -611, -1. Solmsen thinks that the Germanic weak deelension of adjectives is to be traced to the same suflix, and he repeats (from Rheinisches Museum 59.503) his statement that the suliixes-mrwr, -axes, -axes, -467:, -L46-qr, and-a.0or, as well as-a-410:, contain its weak grade. The reviewer hopes to show elsewhere that-430: belongs in the list. The eighth article, though starting like the others with an etymology, is chiefly occupied with an attempt to show that all Greek nouns in-117, except those with sufiix-uf, are due to the analogical modification of it-stems. Although the material is in several cases too scanty to yield full satisfaction, we are not likely to hear more of a sufiix-6 or-ad, Several other topics are scarcely less important than those we have mentioned. But enough has been said to show that Solmsen's book will demand the attention of all students of Greek grammar and of Greek history previous to the Dorian invasion. Banana COLLEGE. E. H. STURTEVANT. Caesar: The Gallic War, Books I--VII. Edited by A. L. Hodges, Wadleigh High School, New York City. New York: The Macmillan Co. (1909) The Macmillan Latin Series has now been increased by an edition of the Gallic War, from the pen of Mr. A. L. Hodges. In his preface Mr. Hodges states that the purpose of his edition is to help the student avail himself fully of the advantages which the study of Caesar offers in the author's direct style, his pure vocabulary, the opportunity for drill in syntax, and his interesting story, in its proper setting as a part of the history of the development of...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864271
  • 9781236864277