This classic text provides you with a comprehensive introduction to Homeric Greek. Clyde Pharr’s distinct grammar offers thorough instruction on Classical Greek through reading one of the greatest literary works of all time—Homer’s Iliad. In addition to covering standard grammatical and lexical categories, Pharr provides reading lessons from excerpts of the Iliad for guided lesson application. He also includes a helpful introduction to Homer and the study of Classical Greek, several review sections summarizing the grammar’s content, and a brief introduction to Attic Greek. Both Greek-English and English-Greek vocabulary lists are provided for easy reference.
In the Noet edition, this resource is enhanced by amazing functionality. Pull up this grammar as you read Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Tablet and mobile apps let you read and learn on the go. With Noet, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place so you get the most out of your study.
For more on Homeric Greek, check out D. B. Monro’s Homeric Grammar.
- Comprehensive overview of Homeric Greek
- Extensive reading lessons from Homer’s Iliad
- Greek-English and English-Greek vocabulary lists
- Review sections for quick reference
- Title: Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners
- Author: Clyde Pharr
- Publisher: D. C. Heath and Co.
- Publication Date: 1920
- Pages: 391
About Clyde Pharr
Clyde Pharr (1885–1972) was professor of Greek and Latin and head of the classics department at Vanderbilt University. He was also emeritus research professor of classics at the University of Texas, Austin. Pharr did his doctoral work at Yale and postdoctoral studies at several European schools, including the University of Berlin and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.