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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Grreek quote Shelmerdine’s book is extremely well laid-out with clear tables and large, easy-to-read text. A Cottage Industry No More”.
This is a comparative review of the two presentations. Inher reading of fired tablets containing writing in Linear B at this location was a surprise.
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Elizabeth added it Apr 22, Armstrong Centennial professor emerita at the same institution. I also liked the way the author has dispensed shelkerdine a lot of the technical linguistic infor I used this book in a 14 week summer Independent Study in with a young lady from a nearby town who wanted to learn a year’s worth of Greek before she went off to college. When it comes to exercises Shelmerdine by her introductioon admission concentrates on translation, both from Greek – English and from English – Greek.
Shelmerdine’s text consists of 34 short chapters designed to be covered in three meetings a week over the course of one college year. The website connected with sgelmerdine Luschnig text is a nice bonus and will doubtless be invaluable to many students and teachers.
Wilding’s Greek For Beginners 5 and this clearly shows in the flow of the grammatical instruction, which is on the whole highly logical and traditional, with opening chapters covering high frequency forms such as the present indicative shemerdine of thematic verbs and first declension nouns, and with concluding chapters covering the lesser-used forms such as the perfect. Her table of contents is incredibly detailed, making it very easy to find each topic.
In addition, the Breek text has a website which provides supplementary readings and a forum for discussion about learning Greek.
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. She was also a co-director at the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project from to Both of these books are introdyction useful guides to learning or teaching Greek, and I would have no introdcution in recommending either of them or in using either one myself.
The finding of other Linear B tablets at Iklaina, detailing the administration of textile production, also tends to weaken the thesis that Mycenaean administration was centralised.
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Retrieved from ” https: Designed for the first full year course, this text 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.
A surprising Bronze Age discovery”. Reviewed by Kirsty Jenkins, University of Manchester kirsty. Comment on this review in the BMCR blog. Shelmerdine’s book is extremely well laid-out with clear tables and large, easy-to-read text. While some students and teachers myself included will find this to be one of the charms of the book, others will no doubt feel discouraged by the treek amount of inessential information the author provides. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Greek.
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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.
Thomas Achord rated it really liked it Aug 05, However, the book provides a variety of exercises such as translating only the underlined part of a sentence, and identifying and translating forms of verbs and nouns.
Her table of contents is incredibly detailed, making it very easy to find each topic. Armstrong Centennial professor emerita at the University of Texas, Austin. Armstrong Professor of Classics, emerita, at the University of Texas.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Shelmerdine’s The Perfume Industry of Mycenaean Pylos investigated industrial production in Mycenae,  establishing Linear B tablets relating to the manufacture of fragrances as an gteek source of information on the Mycenaean Bronze Age. The Best Books of Return to Book Page.