based on our studies and experience, that the much augmented Italian edition of Athènaze, by M. Balme, G. Lawall, L. Miraglia and T. F. Bórri. In addition to Oxford’s Athenaze text, there are a number of other texts like the workbook for Athenaze and Luigi Miraglia’s Italian edition of. i- I ATHENAZE An Introduction to Ancient Greek Second Edition Book!, Press with inspiration from L. Miraglia and T. F. B6rri’s Italian edition of Athenaze.

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For my purposes, especially since I am also brushing up on my Italian, I use the Italian edition as a fun and useful supplement, to aid my Italian as well as my Greek. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. One day maybe someone will find a successful formula. The study guide gives translations of the exercises in Text and Vocabulary and keys to the exercises in Grammar and Exercises. In my opinion, as an athenzze, you would do equally well with either, if, for Athenazeyou could get the teacher’s handbooks and audio CD.

Other than keep-you-motivated quotes from classical authors or the New Testament, you’re not going to be reading unadapted Homer or Plato, Cicero or Ovid, in six months.

You are commenting using your WordPress. If you have done a Greek course before, and want a sustained reading-based approach, you could make use of this without great difficulty. Athhenaze Italian version of Athenaze, which first appeared all the way back inhas long remained something of a mythical creature for a lot of English language students.


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You can view a description of the volumes and view a generous, extended preview of the texts, on the Vivarium Novum site here: Ayhenaze Latina comes in two halves: For most self-learners, though, it’s not going to suffice, especially if you’re teaching yourself Greek from scratch. I continually amaze myself at how stupid, or careless, I can be.

All-Latin marginal notes and illustrations per se illustrata greatly assist comprehension. Online wthenaze Are there online sites you can use to teach yourself Latin or Greek?

This and its brevity of exposition seriously limit its value for the autodidact. It’s shortsighted to try to learn a language without doing athenazze and without checking your answers. The emphasis in the natural-language approach is to first learn to speak and read and to some degree write Latin or Greek as the everyday languages they were.

Notify me of new posts via email. The most important resource is free Latin or Greek, Serious or Intense, there is one indispensable resource: Probably not all textbook authors make the distinction or are even aware of it, and I’m sure some teaching professionals find it a false or simplistic one, athensze nevertheless I find the difference profound.


And the handbooks are the only source with keys to the exercises in the main books. Not to mention I could achieve this while on my exercise bike. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The setting is the beginning of the Peloponnesian war. This is not a function purely of grammar.

It is a graded reader: Thank you so much for this. While still available, the publication is fromso the content feels a little dated.

Special effort was made to include in the early chapters the words that occur most often in Attic Greek. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Athenaze, Workbook I : An Introduction to Ancient Greek

But you get there in parallel with graduated “perpetual” exercises in speaking and writing “everyday” Latin, question and answer pairs to be translated into, and spoken aloud, in Latin.

At the end of each chapter is a Grammatica Latina section, in which all grammatical terms are likewise in Latin. You can get the books through other Italian online sellers, once you struggle through trying to create a profile with a U.