C. W. Shelmerdine, Introduction to Greek. Second edition. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, Pp. xiv, ISBN Introduction to Greek by Cynthia W. Shelmerdine, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Introduction to Greek has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Introduction to Greek, Second Edition is an introductory text to Classical Greek. It is designed for.

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Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

There was writing on one side, including a number and some indecipherable characters, as well as the names of various men with numbers on the other side. The New York Times. Also, the concentration on translating whole sentences means that on occasion the opportunity to reinforce forms is lost. She received a doctorate in classical philology from Harvard University in Shelmerdine worked on the excavations at Iklainaa secondary site within the Pylos region, as a pottery specialist.

The focus of the text is on grammar with slightly altered readings drawn chiefly from the works of Xenophon inttroduction Herodotus. It offers relatively early on a number of different genitive, dative, and accusative case usages and makes good use of a variety of common Greek whelmerdine in the exercises.

Nevertheless some of these readings are very difficult, especially in cases where crasis and ellipsis occur, and sometimes the key is not very helpful. Kaitlyn rated it liked it Mar 20, Shelmerddine featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Patterned Textiles of the Aegean Bronze Age.

Studies Presented to Cynthia W. Iklaina is surmised to be an independent entity that was subsumed by the Pylian state. It is designed for the first full year course and it concentrates on the basics in a way that allows the material to be covered easily in courses that meet three times a week over the course of two semesters.


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Maurice Balme and Gilbert Lawall, Athenaze: Thanks for telling us about the problem. What is not quite so understandable is the fact that she introduces the perfect and future perfect before the subjunctive and optative, even though the latter are far more frequently encountered in Greek than the former.

Sarah rated it it was amazing Dec 03, It also has good exercises, including both Greek to English and English to Greek sentences for translation, occasional exercises where individual verb forms must be parsed, and excellent longer passages of connected prose, mostly adaptations from Herodotus.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In Julie Hruby; Debra Trusty. Cynthia Wright Shelmerdine is an American classicist and archaeologistknown for her researches into Mycenaean culture and history. Shelmerdine investigated changes in cooking vessels in the period before and after this incorporation.

Shelmerdine is the Robert M. In contrast, the text in Luschnig is small and appears rather crowded. Languages Deutsch Edit links. However, she splits up the definite article by introducing sgelmerdine feminine form of the definite article only, followed by feminine nouns of the first declension in Chapter 3, and then introducing the whole of the definite article at the beginning of Chapter 4, followed by the masculine nouns of the first declension, which seems a introductionn strange to me.

Return to Book Page. In Lesson I a total of 69 words are presented for learning, a pattern which continues throughout the book. It would make more sense to provide either the whole of the definite article before introducing nouns or to give masculine and feminine nouns together with their corresponding forms of the definite article and subsequently to introduce the article altogether. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


The focus of the text is on grammar with slightly altered readings drawn chiefly fro Introduction to Greek, Second Edition is an introductory text to Classical Greek.

This is the second edition, copyright The amount of material covered in each book requires that the teacher and students move at a fairly rapid pace, but the workload is coverable in the time allotted. Both books cover all the grammar usually associated with classical Greek, although Shelmerdine does not cover the future perfect tense and neither author covers the dual forms.

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N Powers rated it really liked it Jun 26, I also liked the way the author has dispensed with a lot of the technical linguistic information that unfortunately finds its way into many introductory Greek texts, as well as wordy explanations for why certain forms look the way they do — another drawback of first year texts.

Shelmerdine is Robert M. Book ratings by Goodreads. This error occurs in Chapter 14 on p. Her table of contents is incredibly detailed, making it very easy to find each topic. Even the pithy Greek proverbs and sayings which are scattered throughout the chapters are translated. Luschnig and Deborah Mitchell. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is not the usual book I use for introductory Attic Greek that being Athenaze.