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Appian Civil Wars: Book 1
 
Appian's writings offer the only account of events during the epoch between Polybius and Cicero, and Civil Wars covers the period from the reign of Tiberius Gracchus to the first consulship of Pompey and Crassus. This reprint of the Oxford edition features Greek text and notes.
 
 
A Greek Reader for Schools
 

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.

 
 
Kaegi's Greek Grammar
 

First published in 1884, Kaegi's Greek Grammar was designed for beginning students with this principle in mind: "The study of grammar is but to aid the reading of Greek." Kaegi's approach enjoyed wide acceptance and acclaim, with translations into Bohemian, Russian, French, and Polish. In its 21st edition, the book remains an excellent tool for helping students achieve Greek literacy.

 
 
Luciani Vera Historia
 

A reprint of the second edition of a Victorian English-annotated edition of Vera Historia, this is the only English-language commentary on that work in print. The notes are a helpful aid in explicating the language and Lucian's references. Includes an introduction and illustrations.

 
 
Meleager: The Poems
 

As a poet and an editor of an anthology that transmitted the poetry of many Hellenistic epigrammists to modern times, Meleager is an important literary figure, and this text provides an excellent introduction to his poetry.

 
 
Plato: Apology
 

An annotated Greek text of Plato's Apology of Socrates (complete), the revised 2003 edition of this popular textbook has many student-friendly features that include vocabulary and grammatical notes now on the same page and pages facing the text, and three new appendices.

 
 
Plutarch's Life of Pericles
 

This excellent text features an extensive apparatus criticus and marginal notes that enhance the student's understanding of Plutarch's account of Pericles' life. The introduction concludes with a useful chronology of events in the time of Pericles and a valuable addendum dealing with textual matters. The book also includes a vocabulary and four indices.

 
 
Theocritus: Select Poems
 
This selection of the poems of Theocritus clearly illustrates his creative genius and rare powers of observation. Dover's introduction and extensive notes offer revealing insights into both the writing and the life and times of the poet.
 
 
Herodotus: The Wars of Greece and Persia
 
This book offers a fascinating introduction to Herodotus, the "father of history" and master storyteller. The introductory stories are laid out in a presentation that brings the reader comfortably along through the simplified language. The book includes student notes, vocabulary, and introductions.
 
 
Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum : The Poems
 

Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum set the course that later Greek epigrammatists would follow in their choice of subject matter. To Asclepiades, the epigram was a vehicle for personal feeling; in the hands of Leonidas the field was broader, dwelling often on the suffering that attends the poor and destitute.

 
 
Dioscorides and Antipater of Sidon : The Poems
 

Of all the Greek epigrammatists, Dioscorides and Antipater of Sidon perhaps most faithfully represent the Hellenistic society's reaction to a rapidly changing world — its introverted individualism. Their epigrams, distinguished by conciseness and range of themes, express the ephemeral nature of happiness and the inevitability of death. These epigrams — with their brief scope, intriguing subject matter, rhetorical flourishes, and intricately embroidered thematic variation — offer an enjoyable and attainable introduction to Hellenistic epigram.

 
 
An Introduction to Greek
 

This standard textbook introduces students to ancient Greek in an organized, systematic way. Review lessons are included at logical intervals and the last six of 79 chapters are reviews of participles, infinitives, subjunctives, optatives, imperatives, and indicatives.

 
 
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