By Deborah Mitchell, C. A. E. Luschnig
C.A.E. Luschnig's An creation to old Greek: A Literary method prepares scholars to learn Greek in lower than a yr by way of offering easy conventional grammar with out frills and through introducing genuine Greek written via historic Greeks, from the 1st day of research. the second one variation keeps the entire good points of the 1st yet is extra streamlined, more uncomplicated at the eyes, extra gender-inclusive, and altogether extra twenty first century. it really is supported through an internet site for academics and newcomers at http://worldwidegreek.com/.
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1. ἡ μὲν ὁδὸς ἄγει εἰς τὸν θάνατον, ἡ δὲ εἰς τὸν βίον. [ἡ μὲν . . ἡ δὲ . , the one . . the other . ] 2. ὁ ἄνθρωπος τὸ παιδίον λύεται τῷ δώρῳ. 3. ὁ μὲν θεὸς ἄρχει τοῦ ἀνθρώπου, ὁ δὲ ἄνθρωπος ἄρχεται ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ. [ὑπό + gen. by] 4. ὁ ἄνθρωπος ἄγει τὸν φίλον εἰς δίκην παρὰ νόμον. 5. εἰς λόγους ἔρχομαι τῷ ξένῳ. [εἰς λόγους ἔρχεσθαι + dat. enter into speech with] 6. ὁ ἄνθρωπος ἐθέλει φίλος γίγνεσθαι. 7. ἡ ψυχὴ κρίνεται ἐν οὐρανῷ. 8. ἡ γὰρ ἀρετὴ γίγνεται ἡ τοῦ βίου ἀρχὴ τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ. 9. ] 10. πιστεύεις τῷ θεῷ; 11.
The man brings gifts to his [= the] guests. 2. The gods bring both life and death to people. 3. Does man rule [over] the god? 4. Do you trust the opinions of men? 5. Do we judge our friends by [= by means of] the gifts? 6. Both men and gods wish to stop the war and to have peace. 7. Does the road lead to the island? 8. I am willing to wait, but I wish to leave. 9. Is justice destroyed by gifts? 10. Do the gifts of human beings persuade the god? 39 40 Lesson I 4. b. Make up some Greek sentences using the following words.
17. 18. 19. 20. ὁ μὲν ἄνθρωπος λέγει, ὁ δὲ θεὸς πράττει. τὸν πόνον λείπομεν. οἱ ἐν ταῖς νήσοις ἄνθρωποι ἡμῶν ἄρχουσιν. ] παρὰ τοῖς φίλοις βουλόμεθα μένειν. παρὰ τῇ ὁδῷ τὸν φίλον λείπετε; 3. b. Translate. Change appropriate nouns and verbs to the opposite number. ) 1. ἡ μὲν ὁδὸς ἄγει εἰς τὸν θάνατον, ἡ δὲ εἰς τὸν βίον. [ἡ μὲν . . ἡ δὲ . , the one . . the other . ] 2. ὁ ἄνθρωπος τὸ παιδίον λύεται τῷ δώρῳ. 3. ὁ μὲν θεὸς ἄρχει τοῦ ἀνθρώπου, ὁ δὲ ἄνθρωπος ἄρχεται ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ. [ὑπό + gen. by] 4. ὁ ἄνθρωπος ἄγει τὸν φίλον εἰς δίκην παρὰ νόμον.