Latin

An Intensive Course

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Author: Floyd L. Moreland,Rita M. Fleischer

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520031838

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 459

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"The best Latin text now available and I very much doubt that a better one will appear for a long time."--Ralph W. Johnson, Cornell University

Greek

An Intensive Course

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Author: Hardy Hansen,Gerald M. Quinn

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 9780823216635

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 848

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The first edition of this extremely popular two volume Greek text has been successfully adopted in many high schools and colleges; the organization and approach used by the authors, make it an equally effective tool for those who would enjoy learning the language on their own. The set is designed for a two semester course at the introductory level. This second edition incorporates the authors' improvements and corrections gathered from users' commentary. Those who are currently using the first edition will find this update valuable, those who are seeking a Greek language text will find Greek: An Intensive Course one of the most complete and accessible books on the market.

Linguistics in North America, 1

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Author: William Bright

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111418782

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 765

View: 2008

Medical Terminology

Exercises in Etymology

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Author: Charles William Dunmore,Rita M. Fleischer

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803629462

Category: Greek language

Page: 305

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Infinitesimal

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Author: Amir Alexander

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780745338

Category: Science

Page: 368

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On August 10, 1632, five leading Jesuits convened in a sombre Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a simple idea: that a continuous line is composed of distinct and limitlessly tiny parts. The doctrine would become the foundation of calculus, but on that fateful day the judges ruled that it was forbidden. With the stroke of a pen they set off a war for the soul of the modern world. Amir Alexander takes us from the bloody religious strife of the sixteenth century to the battlefields of the English civil war and the fierce confrontations between leading thinkers like Galileo and Hobbes. The legitimacy of popes and kings, as well as our modern beliefs in human liberty and progressive science, hung in the balance; the answer hinged on the infinitesimal. Pulsing with drama and excitement, Infinitesimal will forever change the way you look at a simple line.

Latin Alive and Well

An Introductory Text

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Author: Peggy L. Chambers

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806138169

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 350

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A student-friendly introduction to Latin Learning Latin can prove daunting even to the brightest students. But this innovative text draws students into the story of Rome and lets Virgil and Livy lead the way in learning declensions and conjugations. Latin Alive and Well is a classroom-tested textbook consisting of 36 units. It is designed for both high school and university classes, in both two-semester courses and intensive one-semester courses. Clear and direct, it avoids lengthy explanations in teaching grammar, instead introducing modern students to this venerable language by focusing on exercises and translations that make fine points of grammar more readily understandable. P. L. Chambers presents essential elements of grammar in a way that enables students to read classical authors immediately, introducing them to a passage from Virgil as early as the fifth chapter. In addition to using selected readings in Roman mythology, history, and philosophy to illustrate grammatical points, she has adopted an informal, encouraging tone, with a healthy dose of humor when appropriate. Latin Alive and Well is written so simply that students with no previous exposure to a foreign language can understand and learn the grammatical concepts. Previously available only in privately published editions, it has been used nationwide.

Anthills of the Savannah

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Author: Chinua Achebe

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435905385

Category: Fiction

Page: 233

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Annotation Achebe writes of the old Africa and the new, tribal warfare and the war that goes on in people's hearts. His story takes place two years after a military coup in the mythical West African state of Kangan, and shows the transformation of a brilliant young.