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Ships with Tracking Number! Sidney Allen No preview available - 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 graecz now incorporated vvox the main text making this book much more convenient to use.
Tiago added it Dec 03, Small amount of underlining. The discussion is indebted to W.
Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek by Allen - Ancient Greek Language Learning Reviews
However, my way is a lot more work. This edition of Professor Allen's highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Fraeca Greek in classical times. Sidney Allen No preview available - I suppose that helps him to accent the right syllables naturally.
Other editions - View all Vox Graeca: However, I am finding it a bit difficult going through the book and understanding exactly what is meant, I am most of the time just not quite sure whether what I am developing at the moment is correct. Selected pages Title Page.
Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek
Stephen Bruce rated it really liked it Nov 04, A series of appendices discusses the pronunciation of Greek in England as it was up to Allen's day, and this is still remarkably pertinent to contemporary instruction of pronunciation in the United States. 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.
I've listened to a few more recordings by him now, and I now think that he's very, very good. This copy of Vox Graeca: In them, Allen's goal was to assemble a scheme, based on the best available evidence as surveyed in the book, but also suitable for classroom use with English-speaking voox.
Can people recommend any audio examples of Vox Graeca that I could use as a guide?
He notes that many sounds have changed between Attic or Koine and Modern Greek, but as long as the change was graeac classical times, he sees no need to tell an exact timeframe for it. Or are there any Audio CDs of it maybe one could buy? Kacper added it Apr 22, CUP Archive- Greek language - pages.
Dennis Toscano marked it as to-read May 31, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rather, it is a reconstruction from the ground up like nothing before and grweca a system which sadly is not often found in academia. Once you grow into it, Vox Graeca is one of those books that will grow with you.
Sebastian rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Another aspect of the book that limits its usefulness is that Allen's coverage of changes is limited to only the classical period. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Rodrigo Portela rated it it was amazing Dec 23, 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.