It is our common opinion, based on our studies and experience, that the much augmented Italian edition of Athènaze, by M. Balme, G. Lawall. È il testo base, in cui è contenuta, in sedici capitoli, la storia d’un contadino ateniese, chiamato Diceòpoli, e della sua famiglia. I fatti sono immaginari, ma. Here are chapters of Athenaze I recorded because I couldn’t find recordings already made that were slow enough or with a pronunciation easy.

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So, you want to know about the Italian Athenaze?

I have not made a thorough study of this. If you choose restored, you then have to decide whether to attempt pitch accents classical-era Greeks spoke with pitch accents, but that is very difficult for most English athenwze or to accept the compromise of restored pronunciation but stress accents. There’s no preface; you dive in with the first sentence of the first chapter of Familia Romana”Roma in Italia est. For the record, I was ultimately able to persuade the publisher to sell me the teacher’s handbooks and the audio CD, but it edittion an ordeal, and you should assume you wouldn’t be as lucky.

Unfortunately, as a self-learner, I am both the teacher and the student. I haven’t gotten too far into this yet, but I recommend it.

Maybe it’s the difference between the era of the Pax Romana in which Julius and his family live in the Familia Romana and the turbulent times in Attica at the outset of the Peloponnesian war. Still means looking the words up, of course.

Resolve to be patient, get to work, have fun! Athenaze, of course, is the venerable Oxford produced Classical Greek course first produced in and now into its third edition. JACT explicitly caters to self-learners as well as classrooms.


editon Greek on the computer; accentuation; pronunciation As a student in the classroom or as an autodidact, you’ll want to type in ancient Greek i. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

It’s more like if you were going on a year’s assignment to Poland and decided to learn Polish. The point is to learn Latin and Greek as a natural and living language, not as an exercise in grammar.

This is a paperback version, not hardback, Amazon won’t let me add it as a paperback. And no audio guidance. Close the door so you can read out loud. They explain the problem better than I could. The sophistication of the Latin and your Latin reading skill progressively build as you work your way through the fictional stories about Julius, Aemilia, and their family.

The only quotes from classical authors are brief selections from Ovid and Catullus, recited in a later chapter by family and guests at a family-hosted convivium.

In fact, in both series the fictional lead character is Dikaiopolis, a character borrowed from Aristophanes’s The Acharnians.

In any case, read “Latin by the Dowling Method” see reference below and see what deition think. The sixth edition of Wheelock explicitly caters to independent study as well as to the classroom. At the end of your assignment, you might feel confident enough in your Polish to read and appreciate editiin recognized classics of Polish poetry or prose.

Not meaning to be insulting, but I believe your position on italain ancient Greek is simply naive. It’s to be expected that some Web-empowered individuals, some university professors and departments, some classical learning ecosystems and aspiring ecosystems have attempted an online service for learning Latin or Greek. Also, some of the resources I will cite have serious drawbacks for self-study. I suppose this would be a big problem for a native Italian speaking self-learner.


Teaching Yourself Latin and Greek – Notes of an Autodidact: May

I editlon this from the Italian Amazon website amazon-dot-itwhich was a lot easier to use than I expected. It was the textbook used when I first learned Greek in college, so partly out of nostalgia and partly out of the multiple-warhead approach I have chosen to relearn Italizn, I am using it along with what follows.

It is a graded reader: Leave a Reply Cancel reply. In addition, many of the early twentieth-century reference grammar classics are, well, classics, and available in a number of reprints.

Athenaze audio (Italian edition) : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

The point is to learn the language first, rather than leaping from grammar directly to the high art of a Vergil or Cicero or Horace, writers who, as my graduate school Latin professor put it, manipulated the language like a late Beethoven string quartet.

We can call these the grammar-first approach and the natural-language approach. Without having to think about it? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But the shopping cart checkout is broken as they acknowledged to me and in any case only takes bank transfers, not credit cards.