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They Said It First The Wisdom of the Ancient Greeks and Romans
 

They Said It First provides a unique twist on quotation collections: ancient Greek and Roman sayings, alongside English translations, are paired with their more modern counterparts. The likes of W. E. B. Dubois and Mark Twain may have eloquently expressed eternal truths and pithy witticisms—but frequently, Homer or Seneca the Younger got there first.

 
 

Traditional Themes and Homeric Hymns
 

The Homeric Hymns have long stood in the immense shadow of Homer and Hesiod. Yet they are delightful in their own right and our source for several of the most intriguing Greek myths.

 
 

Twenty Greek Stories
 

Read more Greek, sooner! These selections adapted from ancient sources offer students of Hansen and Quinn, or any other introductory Greek book, accessible and enjoyable reading in their first year. Twenty Greek Stories presents readings paired to the grammar and vocabulary of each of the 20 Units of Greek: An Intensive Course. Each reading is divided into small, easily handled selections with same-page notes and vocabulary. Selections are drawn from Appian, Apollodorus, Herodotus, Hesiod, Homer, Lucian, Plato, Sappho, and more. Grammar review charts summarize and reinforce key grammatical forms for students.

 
 

Twenty Greek Stories Teacher's Guide
 

This Teacher's Guide enriches the use of the reader 20 Greek Stories. In addition to idiomatic translations, this guide includes comments on the translation itself, on adaptations made to emulate the language of the original, on the passage genre, on linguistic features, on versions of the content by other ancient authors, and more.

 
 

William Sanders Scarborough's First Lessons in Greek
 

Ward W. Briggs, Jr., in his foreword, and Michele Valerie Ronnick, in her introduction, provide the historical and intellectual context for this pioneering work written by a nineteenth-century African American classicist. The introductory text includes Greek to English and English to Greek exercises that drill Greek grammar and vocabulary as well as readings from Xenophon’s Anabasis and Memorabilia.


  • Foreword by Ward W. Briggs, Jr., PhD
  • Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick, PhD

 
 

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