News: Introduction to Homeric Greek, Volume 1

We are pleased to share news about a new Learning Module at Hour 25: Introduction to Homeric Greek.

This Introduction to Homeric Greek series was created by members of the Hour 25 Community in coordination with Professor Graeme Bird as a community-generated, open access educational resource. The series is designed as a gentle introduction for absolute beginners.

The first volume, videos 1–16, is now available here.

It comprises the following videos:

1§1 The Alphabet
1§2 Diphthongs
1§3 More on κ, χ, ξ, ρ
1§4 First Declension Noun βίη
1§5 First Declension Noun γαῖα
1§6 Nominal Sentences
1§7 First Declension Nouns in Iliad 1, Lines 1–7
1§8 More on Iliad 1, Lines 1–3
1§9 First look at Odyssey 1, Lines 1–9
1§10 First Prepositions & Conjunctions
1§11 Preview Dual
1§12 Present Indicative of ‘To Be’ εἰμί
1§13 Imperfect Indicative of ‘To Be’
1§14 Preview Verbal Tense and Aspect
1§15 ἔστιν, ‘There is…’ & εἰμί plus dative possessor
1§16 Practice Reading Core Vocabulary

You can find a link to this volume, and to all the self-study videos and guides, on the Learning Modules page under the Greek Learning Modules page.