W.D. Lowe

W.D. Lowe William Douglas Lowe (1879-1922) studied classics at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He taught at University College, Dunham, from 1903 until the start of World War I, when he became an officer in the Dunham Light Infantry and later commanded the 18th Battalion, DLI. Following the war, Lowe returned to Dunham, where he remained until his death in 1922. Lowe coauthored with C. E. Freeman A Greek Reader for Schools (Clarendon Press, 1917; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers by arrangement with Oxford University Press, 1994, 2009) and Rome and Her Kings: Livy I: Graded Selections (Clarendon Press, 1920; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2000) and authored Herodotus: The Wars of Greece and Persia (Oxford, 1913; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1990).

W.D. Lowe's Books

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  • A Greek Reader for Schools

    Authors: W.D. Lowe, C. E. Freeman
    Product Code: 2670
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-267-9

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    Reprinted by arrangement with Oxford University Press, this reader is a perfect vehicle for students transitioning from a grammar text to reading adapted Greek. The selections are chosen for their accessibility and facility to encourage a quick reading. Excerpts from Aesop to Plato strengthen reading and translations skills while introducing the intermediate student to key works from the classical Greek canon.