Learn to read the classics with Cynthia W. Shelmerdine’s Introduction to Greek. This text offers a full curriculum for a first-year course in Classical Greek at the university level. The text focuses on grammar and features slightly altered readings drawn chiefly from the works of Xenophon and Herodotus, as well as vocabulary sections at the end of each chapter that build your knowledge of Greek words as you learn grammatical concepts.
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Shelmerdine’s book is extremely well laid-out with clear tables and large, easy-to-read text. Her table of contents is incredibly detailed, making it very easy to find each topic.
Cynthia W. Shelmerdine is the Robert M. Armstrong Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas. Her research interests include Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology and Mycenaean Greek.