[B-Greek] Polis: Speaking Ancient Greek as a Living Language

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Sun May 31 06:09:43 EDT 2009

On May 30, 2009, at 9:43 PM, Louis Sorenson wrote:

> Does anyone have an in on the forthcoming book (September 2009),  
> Polis, Speaking Ancient Greek as a Living Language. ? What language  
> leaning methods does this book use? (-- I have not had time to fully  
> evaluate the site's 'THE POLIS METHOD').  The method is described on  
> the web page.  How does this differ from Dr. Buth's method?  Is this  
> the beginning of more than one text using living language methods?

In fact there's quite a bit of information available at the web-site: http://poliskoine.com/site/
Evidently it's a method developed by Christopher Rico at the École  
Biblique in Jerusalem and being taught at the University of Santa  
Croce in Rome. Randall must surely know something about this -- and I  
wonder whether Bill Mounce hasn't had some awareness of it.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)

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