Introduction to Attic Greek: Volume 5

We are pleased to share the fifth volume of this Learning Module at Kosmos Society: Introduction to Attic Greek.

This comprises a series of video presentations made by Leonard Muellner (Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Brandeis University) and Belisi Gillespie. They cover the content covered in two semesters of a college-level Introduction to Ancient Greek course. These videos are designed to be used in conjunction with the book Greek: An Intensive Course by Hardy Hansen and Gerald M. Quinn. Volume 5 covers material from units 15–17.

You can find the complete video playlist here.

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This is a suggested syllabus for Units 15–17, with references to numbered sections from Greek: An Intensive Course by Hansen and Quinn.

Week 1: Start Unit 15
Week 2: Unit 15 Continued
Week 3: Start Unit 16
Week 4: Unit 16 Continued
Week 5: Start Unit 17
Week 6: Unit 17 Continued
Week 7: Review Units 15 to 17

Week 1: Start Unit 15

Reading:
Section 112: The Interrogative Pronoun/Adjective τίς, τί (pages 435–436)

Reading:
Section 113: The Indefinite Pronoun/Adjective τις, τι (pages 436–437)

Reading:
Section 114: Enclitics Summarized (pages 437–439)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek_81 Unit 15 τίς and τις

Reading:
Section 115: The Verb ‘to be’ (pages 439–440)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 82_Unit 15 The verb ‘to be’

Reading:
Section 116: Dative of the Possessor (page 440)

Reading:
Section 117: Adverbial Accusative (pages 441–442)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 83_Unit 15 Dative of possessor and Adverbial Accusative

Week 2: Unit 15 Continued

Reading:
Section 118: Personal Pronouns (pages 441–442)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 84_Unit 15 Personal pronouns

Reading:
Section 119: Reflexive Pronouns (pages 442–444)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: Unit 15_85 Reflexive pronouns

Reading:
Section 120: Possession with Personal and Reflexive Pronouns (pages 444–445)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 86_Unit 15 Possessive pronouns and possession expressions

Reading:
Vocabulary and Vocabulary Notes (pages 446–450)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 87_Unit 15 Vocabulary Notes

Week 3: Start Unit 16

Reading: Section 121 The verb φημί, “say, affirm, assert”

Reading:
Section 122 The verb γιγνώσκω, “perceive, recognize, know”

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 88_Unit 16 Athematic verb forms ‘to say’ and ‘to know’

Reading:
Section 123 Future Optative (pages 463–464)

Reading:
Section 124 Future Infinitive (pages 464–465)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 90_Unit 16 Future Infinitive and Optative

Week 4: Unit 16 Continued

Reading:
Section 125 Indirect Statement (pages 465–470)

Reading:
Section 126 Retained Subjunctive (page 471)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 89_Unit 16 Embedded Sentences

Reading:
Section 127 The Adjective πολύς, πολλή, πολύ, “much, many” (page 471)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 91_Unit 16 Words for Much

Reading:
Section 128: The Noun ναῦς, νεώς, ἡ, “ship” (page 472)

Reading:
Vocabulary and Notes (pages 351–358)

Related videos:
Learn Ancient Greek: 92_Unit 16 Vocabulary

Learn Ancient Greek: 92a_Unit 16 Vocabulary Addendum and Correction

Week 5: Start Unit 17

Reading:
Section 129 The adjective μέγας, μεγάλη, μέγα, “big, great, large” (page 491)

Reading:
Section 130 Adjectives of the Type ἡδύς, ἡδεῖα, ἡδύ, “pleasant, glad” (pages 491–492)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 93_Unit 17 Big and sweet

Reading:
Section 131 Comparison of Adjectives (pages 492–497)

Related videos:
Learn Ancient Greek: 94_Unit 17 Comparing adjectives regularly and with adverbs

Learn Ancient Greek: 95_Unit 17 Some irregular adjective comparisons

Learn Ancient Greek: 96_Unit 17 Syntax of Comparatives and Superlatives

Week 6: Unit 17 Continued

Reading:
Section 132: The Verb εἶμι, “go, come” (pages 497–499)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 97_Unit 17 the verb ‘to go’

Reading:
Section 133 Numerals (pages 499–500)

Reading:
Section 134 Negative Pronouns/Adjectives (page 500)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 98_Unit 17 Numbers 1–4

Reading:
Section 135 Unattainable Wish (pages 500–501)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 99_Unit 17 Unattainable wishes

Reading:
Vocabulary and Notes (pages 502–506)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 100_Unit 17 Vocabulary

Week 7: Review Units 15–17

Review: pages 515–517