The Essentials of Greek Grammar: A Reference for Intermediate Readers of Attic Greek (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture Series)

The Essentials of Greek Grammar: A Reference for Intermediate Readers of Attic Greek (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture Series)


Designed for intermediate-level scholars, this textbook offers an summary of the fundamental kinds and syntax of historical Attic Greek. an ideal complement to Louise Pratt’s Eros on the Banquet, it additionally stands on my own as an invaluable source for any scholar looking to circulate past the fundamentals of Greek into the intriguing event of examining classical literature in its unique language. 

The necessities of Greek Grammar relies at the author’s decades of school room adventure and at the handouts she built and fine-tuned to complement a number of textbooks and ways. partly 1 of the quantity, Pratt covers the following:

  • morphology and components of speech in expanding order of complexity, from articles and pronouns via adjectives;
  • active and passive participles;
  • nouns, with a precis of endings and examples of the 3 declensions;
  •  verbs, with summaries and examples of standard and abnormal forms.

Part 2 offers syntax, relocating from the fairly trouble-free case makes use of of nouns and pronouns, to the makes use of and positions of adjectives and the complexities of verb kinds and moods. Pratt additionally comprises miscellaneous figures of speech and a convenient appendix directory 2 hundred universal Attic verbs and their central parts.

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