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Beginning Greek : a functional approach

Author: Stephen W Paine
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1961.
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Genre/Form: Readers
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paine, Stephen William, 1908-
Beginning Greek.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1961
(OCoLC)643562439
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Paine
OCLC Number: 670092
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Greek language: A concise history --
Grammatical index --
Part I: Grammar: Readings from St. John --
Greek parts of speech ; suggestions for reading --
Syllabication and accent --
Greek nouns --
Nouns of the a-declension --
Nouns of the o-declension --
Adjectives of the a- and o-declensions --
Pronouns general --
Personal pronouns --
Synopsis of Tvw --
Further development of Tvw --
Augment and reduplication --
the r-mute verb --
The k-mute verb --
The n-mute verb --
The verb eim --
Review --
Consonant declension nouns --
Mute- and liquid-stem nouns --
Diphthong-stem nouns --
Consonant and a-declension adjectives --
The contract verb in -ew --
The contract verb in -aw --
The contract verb in -ow --
Declension of the active participles --
irregular Greek adjectives --
Declension of the contract participles --
Second perfect system of elow --
The liquid-stem verb --
Expansions --
The verb --
Certain irregular verbs --
Comparison of adjectives and adverbs --
Contract nouns and adjectives Part II: Readings from the Anabasis, book I --
Introduction to Part II --
Darius nears the end of life --
Trouble between Cyrus and Artaxerxes --
Cyrus arms against the king --
A ruse to deceive the king --
Cyrus' friendship with Clearchus --
The contingent in Thessaly --
Massing for the big push --
The roster of the troops --
The expedition reaches Celaenae in Phrygia --
The palace and game preserve at Celaenae --
The halt at Celaenae --
A financial crisis --
Review of the armies at Tyriaeum --
Military prestige of the Greeks --
The march through Lycaonia and Cappadocia --
Syennesis abandons the Cilician Pass --
Cyrus finds Tarsus deserted --
Cyrus and Syennesis reach an agreement --
Speech of Clearchus to his men --
Double-talking orator --
Clearchus warns of Cyrus' wrath --
The democratic process --
Collective bargaining --
Arrival of reinforcements at Issus --
The strange retreat of Abrocomas --
Cyrus tactfully spares the deserters --
The crossing of the Euphrates --
Hunting in the desert --
The grim pinch of famine --
An example of good discipline --
Shopping by river raft --
Cyrus' estimate of civil freedom --
The call to battle stations --
'Terrible as an army with banners' --
The caution of Clearchus --
The test of battle --
THe charge and death of Cyrus --
Subsequent maneuvers --
Victorious but marooned --
Review --
Appendix: Translation of the reading passages --
Using the translation --
WOrking translation from St. John --
WOrking translation of selections from the Anabasis of Xenophon --
Syntactical summary.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Paine.

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