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Are you learning New Testament Greek with Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek? Here's where you can meet other learners using this textbook. Use this board to ask questions and post your work for feedback. Use this forum too to discuss all things Koine, LXX & New Testament Greek including grammar, syntax, textbook talk and more.

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Postby Geoff » Wed Oct 29, 2003 11:08 pm

It just looked sad that no one posted to this one yet :( , so I decided to go ahead :D

I love this textbook. It works great along with the Green textbook available right here on Textkit. They follow a similar approach (nouns first, verbs later...). I'd reccomend using them together.

I've got tons of questions about some of the statements in the textbook, but work has made me slack off from Greek for a bit :oops: , but I'll get back to it soon.

Great Idea, I've been looking for this exact thing, and found nothing like it on the net. BTW see www.biblicaltraining.org for Mounce's own summary lectures on this text.
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Postby Jeff Tirey » Thu Oct 30, 2003 12:28 am

I had the chance to browse the book before mailing it on to our Greek Book winner. It's really a first-class textbook. The treatment of declensions and stem/case endings was excellent and actually quite a bit clearer than other textbooks, such as J.A.C.T Reading Greek (IMHO).

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Postby chris » Thu Oct 30, 2003 3:01 am

It's great to see a forum for Mounce's text. I used it to learn n/t greek
successfully after giving up on a couple of others.(I couldn't ever get past
3rd dec. nouns!) Mounce's treatment of morphology actually made it easier for me to learn.Also the separation of nouns and verbs was a big help.I wholeheartedly recommend it.

Also I am interested in moving on to classical greek but I heard it is better to start with Homer than on attic. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Welcome to Textkit!

Postby mariek » Thu Oct 30, 2003 3:09 am


Hi Chris! Welcome to Textkit!

You'll find lots of Greek grammars, readers, and ebooks on this site. Just click on the "Learn Ancient Greek" and "Classical E-Books" links above.
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