The Textbook Section for Greek Textbooks
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Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2019 Courses
Courses in Greek
|Greek I •  Sarah Esposito|
|Greek II •  Sarah Esposito|
|Greek III •  Bruce McMenomy|
||A Greek Reader for Schools [Any edition]|
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: Apology [Any edition]|
Plato, James J. Helm (Editor)
||Syntactical Mechanics [Any edition]|
Bruce A. McMenomy
||All the Greek Verbs [Any edition]|
Not required, but this volume is worth its weight in frustration: it locates verbs according to their (often wildly divergent) principal parts.
||An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon, Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon [Any edition]|
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.
||Greek Grammar [Any edition]|
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.
|Greek VI •  Bruce McMenomy|
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