Classical Greek II


Craige B. Champion
Associate Professor of History
306 Maxwell Hall
cbchamp@maxwell.syr.edu
(315) 443-1264
 


Texts
Hardy Hansen and Gerald Quinn, Greek: An Intensive Course (New York: Fordham University Press, 2nd ed., 1992) ISBN: 0-8232-1663-2.
Note: Greek text has been transliterated according to the beta-transliteration scheme.

Requirements
Regular attendance and participation are necessary for successful completion of this course. There are regular written homework assignments and a weekly quiz. Three examinations.  We complete units 11-20 of the H&Q text.  You are responsible for unit vocabularies and vocabulary notes at the end of each unit; you should approach me with any questions you may have on these during my office hours or by appointment.

One
Course Business

Unit 11: The Imperative Mood
Commands and Prohibitions
Drills (pg. 328): I.1-10
Assignment: Drills (pg. 238): I.11-19

Two
Drills (pg. 328): I.11-19

Unit 11: Forms of the Greek Verb
Middle, Passive, and Partial Deponent Verbs (pp. 316-17)
Synopsis of DEI/XOMAI in the Second Person Singular
Assignment: Complete Synopsis

Three
Synopsis

Unit 11: The Adjective Pronoun AU)TO/J
Drills (pg. 328) II.1-10
Assignment: Drills (pg. 329) II.11-18

Four
Drills (pg. 329) II.11-18

Unit 11: Temporal Clauses (pp. 319-22)
Drills (pg. 329) III.1-5
Assignment: Drills (pg. 329) III.6-10

Five
Quiz on Temporal Clauses

Drills (pg. 329) III.6-10
Unit 11: Genitive Absolute
Drills (pg. 329) IV.1-4
Assignment: Drills (pg. 329) IV.5-8

Six
Drills (pg. 329) IV.5-8

Exercises (pg. 330) 1-5
Assignment: Exercises (pg. 330) 6-10

Seven
Exercises (pg. 330) 6-10

Unit 12: mi-Verbs
Assignment: Drills (pg. 359) I.1-5

Eight
Drills (pg. 359) I.1-5

mi-Verbs continued
Assignment: Drills (pg. 359) 1.6-10

Nine
Drills (pg. 359) 1.6-10

mi-Verbs continued
Assignment: Drills (pg. 359) I.11-15

Ten
Drills (pg. 359) I.11-15

mi-Verbs continued
Fear Clauses
Assignment: Drills (pg. 359) I.16-20

Eleven
Quiz on mi-Verbs

Drills (pg. 359) I.16-20
Translation Drills (pg. 359) II.1-3
Assignment: Translation Drills (pg. 359) II.4-5

Twelve
Translation Drills (pg. 359) II.4-5

Unit 13: Athematic (-mi) Verbs Continued
Drills (pg. 386) I.1-5
Assignment: Drills (pg. 386) I.6-9

Thirteen
Unit 13: Athematic (-mi) Verbs Continued

Drills (pg. 386) I.6-9
Assignment: Drills (pg. 386) I.10-15

Fourteen
Athematic (-mi) Verbs Continued

Drills (pg. 386) I.10-15
Assignment: Drills (pg. 386) I.16-20

Fifteen
Drills (pg. 386) I.16-20

Review of mi-Verbs
Object Clauses of Effort (compared to Purpose Clauses) (pp. 378-80)
Assignment: Study for First Examination

Sixteen
Unit 13: Accusative of Respect (compared to Dative of Respect) (pg. 380)

Exercises (pg. 388) I.2-6
Assignment: Study for First Examination

Seventeen
First Examination (Take Home)

Exercises (pp. 388-9) I.7-10
Assignment: First Examination

Eighteen
Analyze First Examination

Exercises (pg. 389) I.11-15
Assignment: Exercises (pg. 389) I.16-20

Nineteen
Unit 13: Exercises (pg. 389) I.16-20

Unit 14: Active, Middle and Passive Participles of Athematic Verbs
Drills (pg. 408) I.1-7
Assignment: Drills (pg. 408) I.8-12

Twenty
Quiz on Some Athematic Participles

Unit 14: Drills (pg. 408) I.8-12
The Verb DEI/KNUMI
Assignment: Drills (pg. 408) I.13-16

Twenty-One
Unit 14: Drills (pg. 408) I.13-16

The Verb DEI/KNUMI continued
Assignment: Apollodorus, The Library 1.1.4 (pg. 412)

Twenty-Two
Apollodorus, The Library 1.1.4 (pg. 412)

Supplementary Uses of the Participle
Assignment: Drills (pg. 408) II.1-5

Twenty-Three
Unit 14: Drills (pg. 408) II.1-5

Exercises (pg. 409) I.1-3
Assignment: Exercises (pg. 409) I.4-7

Twenty-Four
Unit 14: Exercises (pg. 409) I.4-7

Unit 15: The Interrogative Pronoun/Adjective TI/J, TI/
The Indefinite Pronoun TIJ, TI
Enclitics Summarized
Assignment: Verb Synopsis of DEI/KNUMI in the First Person Plural

Twenty-Five
Verb Synopsis of DEI/KNUMI in the First Person Plural

Unit 15: The Verb EI)MI/
Personal and Reflexive Pronouns (pp. 441-5)
Assignment: Study for Second Examination

Twenty-Six
Unit 15: Syntax--Dative of the Possessor and Adverbial Accusative

Review for Second Examination
Second Examination (Take Home)

Twenty-Seven
Second Examination Due

Unit 16: The Verbs FHMI/ and GIGNW/SKW
The Future Optative and Future Infinitive
Assignment: Drills (pg. 477) I.1-6

Twenty-Eight
Analyze Second Examination

Unit 16: Drills (pg. 477) I.1-6
Indirect Statement: Finite Verb introduced by Particle; Infinitive and Subject Accusative; Participle and Subject Accusative
Assignment: Exercises (pg. 481) I.20-2

Twenty-Nine
Quiz on Indirect Statement

Unit 16: Exercises (pg. 481) I.20-2
Retained Subjunctive
The Adjective POLU/J, POLLH/, POLU/
The Noun NAU=J, NEW/J, H(
Assignment: Aristotle, Politics 1.2 (1253a 7-18), pg. 454

Thirty
Aristotle, Politics 1.2 (1253a 7-18), pg. 454

Unit 17: The Adjective ME/GAJ, MEGA/LH, ME/GA
Adjectives of the Type H(DU/J, H(DEI=A, H(DU/
Assignment: Plato, Gorgias 455a8-456c2 (pp. 482-7)

Thirty-One
Unit 17: Comparison of Adjectives

Reading: Plato, Gorgias 455a8-456c2 (pp. 482-7)
Assignment: Continue Plato, Gorgias 455a8-456c2 (pp. 482-7)

Thirty-Two
Unit 17: More on Comparatives and Superlatives

The Verb EI)=MI
Assignment: Finish Plato, Gorgias 455a8-456c2 (pp. 482-7)

Thirty-Three
Finish Plato, Gorgias 455a8-456c2 (pp. 482-7)

Numerals, Negative Pronouns and Adjectives
Unattainable Wishes
Assignment: Exercises (pg. 509) I.11-14

Thirty-Four
Unit 17: Exercises (pg. 509) I.11-14

Unit 18: The Verb (/IHMI
Assignment: Review (/IHMI

Thirty-Five
Quiz on (/IHMI

Indefinite Relative Pronouns and Indirect Interrogative Pronouns/Adjectives
Indefinite Relatives and Direct and Indirect Interrogatives
Assignment: Drills (pg. 534) I.1-5

Thirty-Six
Unit 18: Drills (pg. 534) I.1-5

Indefinite, Relative, and Interrogative Adverbs
Indirect Questions
Assignment: Drills (pg. 535) II.1-10

Thirty-Seven
Unit 18: Drills (pg. 535) II.1-10

Unit 19: Comparison of Adverbs
Irregular Comparison of Adjectives
Assignment: Begin Plato, Gorgias 457a5-457c3 (pg, 557)

Thirty-Eight
Quiz on Comparative Adverbs

Unit 19: The Verb OI)=DA
Assignment: Continue Plato, Gorgias 457a5-457c3 (pg, 557)

Thirty-Nine
Unit 19: Temporal Clauses Introduced by ME/XRI, (/EWJ, and PRI/N

Attraction of the Relative Pronoun and Omission of Antecedent
Plato, Gorgias 457a5-457c3 (pg, 557)
Assignment: Begin Plato, Gorgias 457c4-458b3 (pp. 576-7)

Forty
Unit 20: Verbal Adjectives

The Impersonal Verbs DEI= and XRH/
Assignment: Continue Plato, Gorgias 457c4-458b3 (pp. 576-7)

Forty-One
Unit 20: The Verb DOKEI= as "It seems best"

The Verb KEI=MAI
Accusative Absolute
Plato, Gorgias 457c4-458b3 (pp. 576-7)
Assignment: Begin Study for Final Examination

Forty-Two
Unit 20: Second-Declension Nouns of the Type NOU=J, NOU=, (O

The Third-Declension Noun )/ASTU, (/ASTWEJ, TO/
Plato, Gorgias 457c4-458b3 (pp. 576-7)
Review for Final Examination.