The Textbook Section for Greek Textbooks
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During the early part of the calendar year, the bookstore may list textbooks for courses from both the current academic year, and the upcoming summer and fall academic years. Not all textbooks will be listed until teachers approve course descriptions and select their books. Be sure that you order books for the correct enrollment year.
Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2017 Courses
Courses in Greek
|Greek I •  Timothy Dean|
||Greek: An Intensive Course|
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn
This is the second revised edition. Please note. Earlier editions are not going to work for us. You may choose to get instead the hardback copy of the second edition, but that's up to you.
||Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary|
Kurt Aland (editor)
This is optional, but our students often ask for a recommendation for a Greek New Testament. Most students can read it reasonably easily by the end of the first year, with just the help of some vocabulary support.
|Greek III •  Bruce McMenomy|
||A Greek Reader for Schools|
C. E. Freeman, W. D. Lowe
This is a reprint of a much older book, but still a solid selection of readings which are both entertaining and conducive to the development of fluency. Most of the passages have been edited somewhat from their original forms (Herodotus' Ionic dialect has been systematically Atticized throughout), but the work is solid and tractable.
Plato, James J. Helm (Editor)
||An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon, Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon|
H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott
This is enough of a Greek lexicon to carry the student through an undergraduate career in classics and well into graduate school. It is not required for this course, but it will always be helpful and will not quickly become obsolete. It is worth noting that there are iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch versions of the full Liddell and Scott (which retails for about $200 if you can find it on sale) for two or three dollars. If you have the necessary hardware, this is a very congenial solution to the lexicon problem.
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing
Not absolutely required, but very strongly recommended. If you have funds to buy only one non-required volume for Greek, this should be it. Revised edition.
All the Greek Verbs
Not required, but this volume is worth its weight in frustration: it locates verbs according to their (often wildly divergent) principal parts.
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