From Alpha to Omega

From Alpha to Omega : A Beginning Course in Classical Greek

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One of the most successful Classical Greek introductory textbooks, this edition provides an introduction to Classical Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today's modern students. Fifty short lessons presume no knowledge of Latin, and allow students to master a concept before moving on to the next. Each lesson is accompanied by numerous exercises, as well as manageable selections of Ancient Greek writings (edited in early chapters) from Aesop's most amusing and curious fables to concise Greek passages from The New Testament, Aristotle, Arrian, Demosthenes, Lysias, Plato, Thucydides, and Xenophon.The fourth edition of "From Alpha to Omega" retains all the features that have made it a best-selling introductory Greek textbook, many of them improved or expanded: Balanced, evenly-paced lessons to accommodate various academic schedulesBrief readings from Ancient Greek authorsEfficient translation exercisesSuccinct, instructive vocabulary listsGlossary containing all vocabulary words from lessons and readings, both Greek-to-English, and English-to-GreekOnline exercises, audio recordings, video tutorials, and more accompany each chapter at courses.pullins.com.An Ancillary Exercise Workbook and a Greek Reader are also available.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 33.02mm | 1,111.3g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • maps
  • 1585103918
  • 9781585103911
  • 515,030

About Anne H. Groton

Anne H. Groton is Professor of Classics at St. Olaf College, where she has chaired the Department of Classics and directed the programs in Ancient Studies and Medieval Studies.
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One of the most successful Classical Greek introductory textbooks, this edition provides an introduction to Classical Greek with an encouraging, pleasant, and accessible presentation for today's modern students. Fifty short lessons presume no knowledge of Latin, and allow students to master a concept before moving on to the next. Each lesson is accompanied by numerous exercises, as well as manageable selections of Ancient Greek writings (edited in early chapters) from Aesop's most amusing and curious fables to concise Greek passages from The New Testament, Aristotle, Arrian, Demosthenes, Lysias, Plato, Thucydides, and Xenophon.The fourth edition of "From Alpha to Omega" retains all the features that have made it a best-selling introductory Greek textbook, many of them improved or expanded: Balanced, evenly-paced lessons to accommodate various academic schedulesBrief readings from Ancient Greek authorsEfficient translation exercisesSuccinct, instructive vocabulary listsGlossary containing all vocabulary words from lessons and readings, both Greek-to-English, and English-to-GreekOnline exercises, audio recordings, video tutorials, and more accompany each chapter at courses.pullins.com.An Ancillary Exercise Workbook and a Greek Reader are also available.Anne H. Groton is Professor of Classics at St. Olaf College, where she has chaired the Department of Classics and directed the programs in Ancient Studies and Medieval Studies.
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