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Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek - James Morwood

Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek


Published: 1st October 2002
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
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The Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek gives clear, concise, and easily understood explanations of all the key points of Classical Greek grammar. With additional features such as a glossary of grammatical terms, a vocabulary list covering all the Greek words found in the main text, study tips, and practice exercises to help develop knowledge and gain confidence, this invaluable resource ensures that students have all the support they need to complement their language learning. The Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek also offers hundreds of example sentences illustrating grammatical points, an explanation of literary terms, and a guide to how Classical Greek was pronounced. The first book of grammar dedicated to Classical Greek for students in almost a century, this handy reference will replace existing Greek grammars and help students bring this ancient language to life.

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgementsp. vi
Glossary of grammatical termsp. vii
Abbreviationsp. xvii
The Greek alphabet and its pronunciationp. 1
The history of the pronunciation of Greekp. 7
Reference Grammar
Nouns, adjectives and pronounsp. 10
Number and genderp. 10
Casesp. 10
The definite articlep. 24
Nounsp. 25
Adjectivesp. 32
Adverbsp. 45
Pronounsp. 46
Correlativesp. 51
Numeralsp. 53
Prepositionsp. 56
Verbsp. 60
Verbs in [omega]p. 62
Verbs with a 2nd aoristp. 69
Root aoristsp. 71
Contracted verbsp. 73
Verbs in [mu iota]p. 80
Irregular verbsp. 93
Top 101 irregular verbsp. 98
More principal partsp. 110
The definite articlep. 122
Relative clausesp. 127
Time, place and spacep. 131
Participlesp. 136
Pronounsp. 144
Sequence of tenses and moodsp. 152
Indirect statementp. 154
Subordinate clauses in indirect statementp. 159
Direct and indirect questionsp. 161
Commands, exhortations and wishesp. 168
Indirect commandsp. 170
Becausep. 172
Purpose clausesp. 174
Result clausesp. 177
[characters not reproducible] and [characters not reproducible] - on condition thatp. 179
Verbs of fearing and precautionp. 180
Conditional sentencesp. 183
Conditional sentences in indirect statementp. 188
Impersonal verbsp. 190
The gerundivep. 193
Indefinite clausesp. 195
Time clausesp. 197
[characters not reproducible]p. 199
Verbs of preventing, hindering and denyingp. 201
The negativesp. 204
Particlesp. 207
[characters not reproducible] - words easily confusedp. 214
Some tipsp. 218
Accentsp. 222
Dialectp. 227
Homeric dialectp. 227
Herodotus' Ionic dialectp. 228
New Testament Greekp. 229
The dualp. 232
Some literary termsp. 234
Vocabularyp. 241
Greek - Englishp. 241
English - Greekp. 255
Index of Greek wordsp. 264
Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780195218510
ISBN-10: 0195218515
Audience: General
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st October 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.31