ancient Greek

Open House | Teaching Greek in the 21st Century, with Gregory Crane and Farnoosh Shamsian

We were excited to welcome Gregory Crane and Farnoosh Shamsian for an Open House entitled “Teaching Greek in the 21st Century.” The event took place on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. EDT and was recorded. You can watch the video on our YouTube channel, or in the frame below. From the discussion: For further videos please visit the Watch page. Gregory Crane Gregory Crane is… Read more

Using Logeion: Quick Guide

Here at Kosmos Society we have been continuing our exploration of the digital tools that help us in the translation study groups and for carrying out word searches and word studies. Many of us have made use of Logeion, for both Greek and Latin. This online reference has a number of useful features, and provides access to lexicons and dictionaries in a selection of languages other than English. It also… Read more

Open House | The Free First Thousand Years of Greek, with Leonard Muellner

We were pleased to welcome back Leonard Muellner, who introduces the features and plans for the CHS project entitled The Free First Thousand Years of Greek (FF1K). It forms part of the Open Greek and Latin Project (OGL), which aims to bring together in machine-actionable form all the Classical Greek and Latin texts from antiquity up to the present, to include both ancient and Neo-Latin and Neo-Greek texts, papyri, and… Read more

Ancient Greek for pre-school children: An interview with Paraskevi Foti

Paraskevi Foti has written a doctoral dissertation on teaching ancient Greek to pre-school children in Greece, using Aesop’s Fables, and music[1]. Here, she shares some insights from her research. Why did you decide on this subject? This doctoral dissertation includes four of my great affections: the ancient Greek language, Aesop’s myths, music and Kindergarten. Through this research-action, I wanted to investigate if I can bring the children into contact with… Read more

Les langues vivaces” at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Lille 2

A guest post by Leonard Muellner In October of 2016, I had the pleasure of talking about Homeric poetry to the largest audience I have ever addressed in the many years I’ve spent teaching Classics—over 500 students in a huge new amphitheater at the University of Lille in northeastern France. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Lille is part of an emphatically public system, supported by tax dollars… Read more