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William W. Goodwin Greek Grammar Collection (4 vols.)

by White, John Williams, Morgan, Morris Hicky, Goodwin, William Watson

Ginn & Co. 1877–1895

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Overview

William Watson Goodwin transformed the perception of Greek study from obligatory mechanical exercise to genuine literary study. Initially published in 1870, Goodwin’s Greek Grammar gradually became the definitive text used in American schools. Logos’ William W. Goodwin Greek Grammar Collection includes his classic Greek Grammar together with two readers adapted to accompany his Greek Grammar: the first four books of Xenophon’s Anabasis—with accompanying illustrated dictionary, and a volume of selections from Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, and Thucydides.

In the Logos editions, these valuable volumes are enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Fully indexed texts enable near-instant search results for words, people, places, and ideas. Reference Logos’ expansive library of Greek texts from the Loeb Classical Library, featuring side-by-side English translations. Take your study with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Classic Greek grammar from William W. Goodwin
  • Two classic readers adapted for Greek learners
  • Illustrrated dictionary of Xenophon’s Anabasis

Individual Titles

A Greek Grammar

  • Author: William W. Goodwin
  • Edition: Revised and Enlarged
  • Publisher: Ginn & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1892
  • Pages: 451

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William W. Goodwin’s A Greek Grammar, originally published in 1870, was the standard text for teaching Greek in American classrooms for much of the twentieth century. The five part work covers letters, syllables, and accents; inflection; the formation of words; syntax; and versification.

The First Four Books of Xenophon’s Anabasis

  • Author: Xenophon
  • Editors: William W. Goodwin and John Williams White
  • Edition: Revised
  • Publisher: Ginn & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1894
  • Pages: 338

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This volume contains William W. Goodwin and John William White’s edited edition the first four books of Xenophon’s Anabasis, designed to be read alongside Goodwin’s A Greek Grammar. It also includes an accompanying illustrated dictionary from John Williams White and Morris H. Morgan.

Greek Reader Consisting of Selections from Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, and Thucydides

  • Authors: Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, and Thucydides
  • Editor: William W. Goodwin
  • Edition: Revised and Enlarged
  • Publisher: Ginn & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1877
  • Pages: 402

This volume contains William W. Goodwin’s edited edition of A Greek Reader Consisting of Selections from Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, and Thucydides, designed to be read alongside Goodwin’s A Greek Grammar

An Illustrated Dictionary to Xenophon’s Anabasis

  • Authors: John Williams White and Morris H. Morgan
  • Publisher: Ginn & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1901
  • Pages: 311

This volume contains an accompanying illustrated dictionary to Goodwin and White’s edition of Xenophon’s Anabasis from John Williams White and Morris H. Morgan.

Product Details

  • Title: William W. Goodwin Greek Grammar Collection
  • Authors: William W. Goodwin, Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, and Thucydides
  • Editor: William W. Goodwin and John Williams White
  • Publisher: Ginn & Co.
  • Volumes: 3
  • Pages: 1,502

About William W. Goodwin

William Watson Goodwin (1831–1912) earned his BA from Harvard in 1851 and received his PhD in 1855 from the University of Göttingen, Germany. He tutored at Harvard for four years before becoming the Eliot professor of Greek. He resigned in 1901, after 41 years, and joined Harvard’s board of overseers in 1903. Throughout his life he held numerous leadership positions in the classical field. He was director of the American School for Classical Studies at Athens and president of the American Philological Association. He was also a member of the Imperial Archaeological Institute of Germany, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Massachusetts Historical Society. As an educator, he changed the classical field from an obligatory and mechanical exercise to a genuine literary study. His two most important works are A Greek Grammar and Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb.