Category: Just Enough Greek
|February 16, 2018||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Just Enough Greek||
In this video, Leonard Muellner demonstrates and provides help for those learning dactylic hexameter—the meter of Homeric epic, providing you with an opportunity to practice reading for yourself. Read more…
|September 12, 2015||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Just Enough Greek, Tutorial||
We are pleased to share the following video about ancient Greek meter, featuring Professor Leonard Muellner. In this video, Muellner describes the basic rules of prosody, with a focus on dactylic hexameter, the meter of Homeric epic, and iambic trimeter, a meter used in ancient Greek tragedy.
This presentation is accessible to absolute beginners, as no previous knowledge of ancient Greek or poetic meter is assumed.
|April 17, 2014||Filled under Featured, Just Enough Greek, Kosmos Society Resource||
This [hēde] is the public presentation [apo-deixis] of the inquiry [historia] of Herodotus of Halikarnassos, with the purpose of bringing it about that whatever results from men may not, with the passage of time, become evanescent, and that great and wondrous deeds—some of them publicly performed [apo-deik-numai ] by Hellenes, others by barbarians—may not become akleā [= without kleos]. In particular [this […] Read more…
|April 13, 2014||Filled under Featured, Just Enough Greek, Tutorial|
~Ancient Greek for All Tutorials~ Would you like to explore masterpieces such as the Iliad and Odyssey in the original Greek, but don’t have time to the learn the language? Many members of our community who have never studied ancient Greek are using online resources to go “beyond translation” and explore words or passages in […] Read more…