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Tag: Classical Greek

Reading for GCSE Classical Greek

Read the passage and answer the questions. The Wooden Horse of Troy. οἱ Ἕλληνες δέκα ἔτη ἐμάχοντο τοῖς Τρωσίν. ἐβούλοντο γὰρ τὴν Τροίαν λαμβάνειν, ἀλλὰ οὐχ οἷοιτ’ ἦσαν. τέλος δὲ μέγαν ἵππον ξύλινον ἐποίησαν, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ στρατιώτας ἔκρυψαν.ἔπειτα δὲ οἱ ἄλλοι Ἕλληνες πρὸς νῆσόν…

2 notes on accents- Classical Greek

While some vowels are LONG “BY NATURE” (e.g. η, ω…), ALL DIPHTHONGS are long (e.g., ει, οι, ευ…). There are two exceptions, however, to this diphthong rule. For indicative verbs – and all nouns and infinitives – FINAL –αι and –οι were pronounced quickly by the Greeks, and so regarded as short when determining accent type and placement. Note,…

Ancient Greek: ίστημι

Active Present Indicative Conjunctive ίστημι ιστ-ώ ίστ-ης ιστ-ής ίστ-ησιν ιστ-ή ίστ-αμεν ιστ-ώμε ίστ-ατε ιστ-ήτε ιστ-άσιν ιστ-ώσι/ ιστ-ώσιν Are you looking for Greek Lessons/ courses in Manchester or online with a professional teacher? Click here: Modern Greek Language courses to learn more about our Greek lessons. You…