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Designed to accompany the corresponding student's textbook, this quantity comprises the whole English translations of all routines. The "Athenaze" path goals to advertise the fluent studying of historic Greek via a sequence of workouts, grammatical factors and essays on tradition and history.

This path was once written to be used in faculties, faculties, and universities with scholars who've no longer unavoidably been uncovered to the other hugely inflected language. The direction goals at instructing scholars to learn and comprehend Greek civilization and tradition. All components within the direction are supposed to give a contribution to this finish.

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Are you deserting me? " she 35 eiaaiei. 36 KYKAQ*F KtjkX(07co<;) have endings that will be presented in this chapter. (a) Vocabulary Title: The "The Cyclops" aorist infinitive glossed in readings The purposes of this chapter are: clude it 5(3 eirceiv and 6p; was we in- in this vocabulary list to be learned, along with the imperatives 1 Reading: to continue and conclude the mythological digression by having Philip tell the story of Odysseus and the Cyclops and by rounding out the story of Theseus and Ariadne with the story of the death of Theseus' father upon Theseus' return to Athens 2.

C. (London, British Museum). Athena about to put a garland on Pandora's head. is Illustration (page 61 The throne room in the palace of Minos at Knossos (ca. ). For further reading, see The World of Athens, pp. 91-97, and The Oxford History of the Classical World, pp. 78-88. Exercise 6d MY60Z 1. A,\)6|i£0a 2. (3oi)Xovxai 3. SexeaGe 4. (popoTjjieGa 5. d(plKVOt>VT0U 6. yiyvoiieGa Illustration Drawn from an \VT[ 2. TteiGoucu 3. Pcu^exai 4. d(plKVfl 5. (popounai 6. d(piKV£ixai In no. C. (Paris, While Theseus grapples with the Minotaur, his companions watch aghast.

The purposes 1 of this chapter are: Reading: (a and (3) to introduce Di- caeopolis's wife, Myrrhine, and that the students have already learned may be pointed out: -i in the nominative plural, -q in the accusative plural, and i subscript in the dative singular. gaged in an activity typical for females in the Greek world (fetching water from the spring), and to intro- Note that the contract verb nXr\p6(t) is used a number of times in this chapter. It is glossed in the reading passages; it is not intended that students learn the forms of the -o- contract verbs at this duce a new strand of the plot (a trip to to take part in a festival) that will develop in later chapters Grammar: (a) to complete the presentation of singular and plural verb forms with the 1st and 2nd persons plural and to introduce first declension feminine nouns in all cases, singular and plural, with distinctions between those ending in -r\, -a, and -a; ((3) to present the forms of masculine nouns of the first declension, to consolidate the forms of first and second declension adjectives, to present the forms of [iiyaq and noXvq, which are mostly those of first and second declension adjectives, to introduce the formation of adverbs, and to consolidate the forms of the definite article and to stress its usefulness as a case indicator 3.

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