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Why you should study Ancient Greek, and how best to learn it.


WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY ANCIENT GREEK?

To know languages is to gain an understanding of word origins, is to begin to master word- use. To know languages is to gain an appreciation of alternate ways of relaying meaning, to begin to master communicating. To know languages is to familiarize yourself with other cultures, for didn't Benjamin Franklin once say a man lives as many lives as he knows languages?


Ancient Greek opens up a trove of classical Greek literature, philosophy, history, and sciences in their original unexpurgated state. Ancient Greek represents one of the great foundational pillars in the construction of English, and can even change the way one thinks according to the most ardent Greek scholars. While some people still learn Latin, few tackle Ancient Greek anymore, launching those that do into rarified air.

Why study Ancient Greek?



HOW BEST TO LEARN ANCIENT GREEK?

If you have the time, resources, energy, and inclination, you can pursue the study of the Ancient Greek language through any number of fine institutions of higher learning, such as . . .





Ancient Greek resources available via the internet include . . .




For a popular textbook, that has supplemental support on the web, try . . .


Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek


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