CW's Ancient Greek and Latin language page

quick links: myCam .cam Moodle CamSIS CamCORS CL link to Quizlet iDiscover Classics .cam eresources Faculty TLG PHI Perseus Pauly Smith's bio. geo. antiq. Wikipedia BBC lexica Brill's IEDO IEDO via Raven Chinese-English dictionary OxRef via Raven OED via Raven JSTOR via Raven Collins duolingo

News etc. Ancient Greek Latin

new timetables 18-19: MT LT ET

new Prelims and Part I 2018–2019 reading lists here (html)

new my JRS review of Latin textbooks through the ages here

• my Odyssey textbook:

Weiss Odyssey textbook cover

find on CUP or

new some useful Unicode characters (html); find Ancient Greek characters at the bottom of this column

new Cambridge Ancient History first edition in pdfs (link to folder)

new major body parts in Ancient Greek and Latin on Quizlet

new summary of metamorphoses in Ovid's Metamorphoses from Lemaire's edition here (html)

updated guide to writing Cambridge 'practical criticisms' here (pdf)

• Ancient Greek & Latin numbers 1-20 Quizlet here

• Chinese (pinyin) & Ancient Greek numbers 1-20 Quizlet here

• Chinese (pinyin) & Latin numbers 1-20 Quizlet here

• Jane Ellen Harrison on verbal aspect here (pdf)

• .cam access to Loebs (link to site)

Loebolus (link to Loebs in the public domain)

• Ancient Greek and Latin metrical feet flashcards ( link)

• Latin animals Quia Quizlet

• Ancient Greek antonyms and word-pairs here ( link)

• Ancient Greek key noun phrase generator here

• try a short poem (AG 5 & Cat.)

• clause shuffler here

• incremental reader here

• random frequent word here

• information for prospective applicants on Classics at Clare (link)

• recommended reading for prospective, incoming & current students in doc or html (html updated)

• OCR vocabulary materials here (link)

Crito wordlists: alphabetical (pdf), by frequency (pdf), by part of speech (pdf); activities here; deck here

Odyssey 19 & 20 wordlists here (link)

how to type in Greek (pdf)

Greek letters on Mac OS X (pdf)

Greek letters on Windows (pdf)

how to install Gentium (link)

Unicode hex input (pdf)

• tips on writing Cambridge essays here (pdf)

• style sheet for essays here (pdf)


• Cambridge Ancient Greek language packs for incoming students: Intensive version here & Non-Intensive version here (large pdfs)

• tables here (html pages)

• 133 principal parts here (html page)

• Goodwin's catalogue & Smyth's catalogue (html pages)

new Lysias 1 vocabulary lists (docx) alphabetical, by frequency and by part of speech

Henri-Joseph-François Triqueti's 1865 intarsia of Homer reciting on Delos

• Grote's History of Greece (click image for link to pdfs)

• common Attic words Quizlets 1-1000 here 1001-2000 here

• imperfect or second aorist? BrainRush here

• Chandler's accents here (large pdf)

• Riddell's Apology and 'digest of Platonic idiom' (p. 124 ff.) here (large pdf)

• Yonge-Drisler English-Greek Lexicon here (large pdf)

• Monro's Iliad commentary (link to pdfs)

• Ancient Greek alphabet BrainRush with voice or without

• understanding Ancient Greek principal parts PowerPoint here

• 45 critical principal parts: pdf Quia Quizlet

verb-form maker & drills here

• verb-form generator here

• phrase generator here

Reading Greek vocabulary materials here

tense and aspect tables (pdf)

paradigm tests

• Michaelmas Term Greek principal parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (pdfs)

• Lent Term Greek principal parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (pdfs)

LT quizzes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 + 10 random forms (links to

• Easter Term Greek principal parts 1, 2, 3, 4 (pdfs)

materials for Cambridge Classics Part IA Greek texts

materials based on Owen and Goodspeed's Homeric Vocabularies (plus "fighting words" material)

materials for language classes and supervisions

Greek verb synopses (pdf)

• digital flashcard materials:

Attic εἰμί sum, εἶμι ibo, οἶδα

Ionic εἰμί sum, εἶμι ibo

Lysias 1 vocabulary (unaccented)

• confusing Η and Ω words in Greek here (pdf)

• Euripides frequency lists: top 1000 (doc or pdf) and 2nd 1000 (doc or pdf) most frequently used words in Euripides

Iliad 1, 3, 6, 21 & 24 wordlists alphabetical or by frequency or part of speech (pdfs after WordHoard) or guess a random word from the lists here

• IB IG Iliad wordlist doc or pdf

• try an online Greek crossword puzzle: easy verbs, Homeric verbs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

• Cambridge Latin language pack for incoming students here (large pdf)

• tables here (html pages)

• 400+ principal parts here (html page)

Ingres' Vergil reading the Aeneid: click image for Hirtzel's OCT

• GCSE wordlist Quizlets with extras or simplified

sortes Vergilianae (Aen. 1)

• Conington & Nettleship Vergil commentary here

• Tacitus Annales 1 running vocabulary here (pdf) text here (docx)

Louis Jacoby's 1863 sketch of Mommsen

• Mommsen's History of Rome (click image for link to pdfs)

• fifty dates from Roman Republican history here (Quizlet)

• Smith-Hall English-Latin Dictionary here (large pdf)

• Mueller's Pro Caelio (pdf)

• Ovid's Metamorphoses 4 vocab on Quizlet here

• BrainRush regular & irregular verbs

In Catilinam 1 prezi

In Catilinam 1 vocabulary flashcards Quia Quizlet

• Latin noun phrase generator here

• 101 critical principal parts: pdf Quia Quizlet

• paradigm tests: adjectives, nouns, verbs

materials based on Kennedy's Latin Primer

verb conjugation quizzes

• online flashcards:

Cicero Pro lege Manilia Quia Quizlet iFlipr

Vergil Aeneid 8 Quia Quizlet iFlipr

Latin verb synopses (pdf)

Latin unseens

links (some via Raven):

lexica etc. LSJ/L&S LSJ TLL ΛΟΓΕΙΟΝ LEXILOGOS Cunliffe via TLG Numen Glossa Woodhouse Whitaker (PC only?) ND Engl.-Lat. Du Cange Dizionario Etimologico Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé The Bridge (vocab lists)

texts etc. Perseus PhiloLogic TLG van Thiel's homerpur (full unaccented text of the Iliad and Odyssey in pdf) the Chicago Homer PHI BTL CETEDOC thelatinlibrary bibliotheca Augustana MQDQ Tesserae NoDictionaries

palaeography & epigraphy etc. PapPal PHI GI E-D CSAD Ancient Lives BL MSS Trismegistos InsAph CIL AIO MAMA XI BL MSS

reference & bibliography etc. OxRef Pauly DCM APh (scroll to it) JSTOR BMCR TOCS-IN CamComp CHO OED LacusCurtius

varia Diogenes Mastronarde Stoa The Digital Classicist Textkit DMRE Arachne aoidoi silva rhetoricae OHCGL Greek Myth Comix

I'm Dr Charles Weiss and I teach for the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge and for Clare College (as Director of Studies, Lecturer, Tutor and Fellow), Cambridge. This website is intended for my students and for anyone learning Ancient Greek and Latin. Please e-mail me any corrections and comments—feedback welcome.

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