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Title: Learning Ancient Greek (Grammars, Textkbooks, Readers, Resources)
Post by: spiros on 02 Sep, 2017, 13:39:33
Learning Ancient Greek (Grammars, Textkbooks, Readers, Resources)
— The First Year of Greek, James T. Allen ( (Recommended by billberg23)
— Greek Grammar, William W. Goodwin  (
— First Greek Book, John Williams White  (
— Ancient Greek for Everyone (, Essential Morphology and Syntax for Beginning Greek, Wilfred E. Major and Michael Laughy
— A school grammar of Attic Greek (, Thomas Dwight Goodell
— A Digital Tutorial for Ancient Greek ( based on John William White's First Greek Book
— A Brief Introduction to New Testament Greek, Samuel G. Green  (
— Grammar of New Testament Greek, Friedrich Blass  (
— Greek Prose Composition, North and Hillard  (
— Greek Grammar, Herbert Weir Smyth  (
— A First Greek Course, Sir William Smith  (
— First Greek Grammar Syntax, W. Gunion Rutherford  (
— First Greek Grammar Accidence, W. Gunion Rutherford  (
— Homeric Greek – A Book For Beginners, Clyde Pharr  (
— A Greek grammar for schools and colleges (, Herbert Weir Smyth
— C.A.E. Luschnig - An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach (
— Wiktionary:About Ancient Greek (
— Lucian’s Dialogues of the Courtesans, An Intermediate Greek Reader, Greek Text with Running Vocabulary and Commentary (, Evan Hayes and Stephen Nimis

(Many of these books from: Textkit | Greek and Latin Learning Tools (

In Modern Greek
— Γραμματική της αρχαίας ελληνικής γλώσσας - Γυμνασίου/Λυκείου ( | html (,18826/)
— Αρχαία ελληνική γλώσσα - Α' Γυμνασίου (,12050/)
— Μαθήματα πολυτονικού (
— Ανθολόγιο αττικής πεζογραφίας (
— Ιστορία της αρχαίας ελληνικής γλώσσας (, του Α.-Φ. Χριστίδη
— Βασικό Λεξικό της Αρχαίας Ελληνικής (

— Translatum LSJ ( (containing English, French, Spanish, Russian, Modern Greek translations as well as Woodhouse's English to Ancient Greek dictionary in a wiki format with full, diacritics-insensitive text search)
— An English-Greek Lexicon ( - C. D. Yonge (free pdf download)
— A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect (, R.J. Cunliffe (free pdf download)
— Illustrated Dictionary to Xenophon’s Anabasis (, John Williams White
— Lexilogos Dictionaries (
— Λεξικό αρχαίας ελληνικής γλώσσας α, β, γ, Γυμνασίου (, 307 σελίδες, 4ΜΒ

Print Dictionaries

— The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek (, Franco Montanari, £61.21. This is by far the most authoritative and contemporary dictionary of Ancient Greek with example phrases translated. It brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE, and occasionally beyond. Download a 28 page pdf preview (;topic=464129.0;attach=5596)
— Etymological Dictionary of Greek (, Robert Beekes, 88 pounds paperback version. Beekes takes full account of Mycenaean Greek, the best and most updated etymological dictionary of Ancient Greek.

—Textkit (
—Biblical Greek forum (

Other relevant topics
— What did the ancient Greeks write with? (
— Ancient Greek Enclitics accentuation rules (

A more updated list can be found here: — Learn Ancient Greek (