Vox Graeca. Front Cover · William Sidney Allen. CUP Archive, – Greek Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek · William Sidney Allen. This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section. VOX GRAECA is W. Sidney Allen’s systematic reconstruction of the facts of Attic Greek pronunciation from a wide variety of ancient sources. It begins with a short .
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In this third allej, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters of the Greek alphabet, to provide a parallel and historical background to the similar appendix in the second edition of his Vox Latina.
Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get help with a difficult passage of Greek, and more. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters of the Greek alphabet, to provide a parallel and historical alen to the similar appendix in the second edition of his Vox Latina.
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In Appendix B, “Selected Quotations”, Allen lists numerous statements on pronunciation by ancient writers, and one can see the care by which he extracted a convincing and etymologically sound system from these works.
It defends no pre-existing system. Flat Style by Ian Bradley. CUP Archive- Greek language – pages. No eBook available Amazon. Daitz’s prosody is very annoying, but his pronunciation of the segments is conscientious in the extreme, and he recorded a lot of worthwhile literature.
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And the Greek is just so much better than anything else I’ve heard, the rhythm of the hexameter, the pitch accent, the “poetic” feeling, everything is there. Selected pages Title Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. It does not, however, assume a prior reading of the earlier book, and a certain amount of duplication on some of the more general topics is thus inevitable.
voxx Another aspect of the book that limits its usefulness is that Allen’s coverage of changes is limited to only the classical period. Open Preview See a Problem? Clean, tight and unmarked.
I just disliked the background music in his Hippocratic oath, and that first impression made me overly negative. Up-to-date browsers should have no trouble playing the sounds. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
The aim is to discuss the pronunciation of Attic Greek in the 5th and 4th centuries B. The total amount of revision since the first edition has made it necessary to reset the whole book, so in addition to the new material, the supplementary notes of the second edition are now incorporated into the main text making this book much more convenient to use. Ria Christie Collections Condition: John Pavlakis rated it really liked it Oct 16, In this edition, Professor Allen has in particular revised the presentation of the controversial question of stress; the chapter on quantity has been extensively rec.
Other editions – View all Vox Graeca: And they play on iOS devices and perhaps on Android devices as well. Just to get examples of words that illustrate the phonetic descriptions in Vox GraecaForvo should be fine. Preview — Vox Graeca by W. Rob Weir rated it really liked it Mar 03, Rather, it is a reconstruction from the ground up like nothing before and proposes a system which sadly is not often found in academia.
Read, highlight, grafca take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Graexa people recommend any audio examples of Vox Graeca that I could use as a guide? This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. One hopes that a new, improved edition might be published someday, but in the meantime I highly recommend picking this up.
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Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek
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