1. Odyssey 6-8 Commentary (6 mb .pdf, rev. Jul. 2014 — right-click on PC, ctrl-click on Mac for option to download directly, otherwise it will download slowly within the browser )
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2. Scansion Practice:
The .pdf copies to both the Odyssey 9-12 and Iliad 6 and 22 commentaries contain a six-page introduction to the rules of dactylic hexameter, relevant terminology, practice exercises, and answer keys. If you would like to review meter, please download one of these two commentaries.
These .pdf files (8 x 11.5 in.) include the Greek text for Books 6-8 in the left column (20 lines per page, triple-spaced) and lined spaces in the right column for students to write out their translations or make annotations. This sheet will encourage students who use the commentary to stay organized as they translate assignments.
4. Odyssey 6-8 Core Vocabulary Flashcards (.zip, .ppt) (1.36 mb): — opens new window
This .zip files contains two PowerPoint presentations contain flashcard slides (one slide Greek, the next slide Greek and English definition) for the short 1.5 pages (pp. ix-x) of core vocabulary in Odyssey 6-8. Readers must download the SPIonic font (available free online) to view these slide shows. A free PowerPoint presentation viewer is available from Microsoft.
5. Odyssey 6-8 Core Vocabulary Flashcards (.zip, .jpg) (4.43 mb) — opens new window —
This .zip file contains two folders. Within the folders are paired .jpg flashcards (see the examples below) for all of the core vocabulary words. View these on a computer or upload them as photos onto an ipod, smartphone, or similar device and view them sequentially.