ancient Greek

Using Logeion: Quick Guide

We have been continuing our exploration of digital tools that help us in the translation study groups, and for carrying out word searches and word studies. Many of us have made use of Logeion, for both Greek and Latin. This online reference has a number of useful features, and provides access to lexicons and dictionaries. It also includes references to a number of Greek and Latin textbooks (including Hansen &… Read more

CHS Online Open House | The Free First Thousand Years of Greek, with Leonard Muellner

We were pleased to welcome back Leonard Muellner, who introduced the features and plans for the CHS project entitled The Free First Thousand Years of Greek (FF1K). The FF1K comprises the texts attested in manuscript from the earliest antiquity up to the 3rd Century CE., with some later additions that are part of the “normal” corpus of texts that classical Greek and Latin includes, such as the marginal scholia for… Read more

Les langues vivaces” at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Lille 2

"In October of 2016, I had the pleasure of talking about Homeric poetry to the largest audience I have ever addressed in the many years I’ve spent teaching Classics—over 500 students in a huge new amphitheater at the University of Lille in northeastern France." Leonard Muellner explains how medical students there are being introduced to Latin and Greek—the "indestructible languages"—as part of the curriculum. Read more

Introduction to the Meter of Homeric Epic, with Leonard Muellner

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. Read more