Revision Exercise for Units 8-10

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Rev. Units 5-7

Rev. Units 11-13

Rev. Key 8-10

1    Conjugate the following:

        (i) present indicative middle of παύω

        (ii) imperfect indicative passive of κομίζω

        (iii) aorist indicative middle of διδάσκω

        (iv) future indicative middle of λούω

        (v) present indicative passive of δουλόω

        (vi) imperfect indicative middle of πολεμέω

2    Decline in the singular and plural:

        (i) οὗτος ὁ χαρίεις μῦς

        (ii) ὅδε ὁ ἀμαθής

        (iii) ἐκεῖνος ὁ ὀξύς

        (iv) ὁ ὄφις αὐτός

3    Parse and distinguish between:

        (i) αὐτή, αὑτή, αὕτη, ταὐτῇ

        (ii) ταῦτα, ταὐτά

        (iii) ταὐτοῦ, τούτου, αὐτοῦ

        (iv) αὐτῷ, τούτῳ, ταὐτῷ

4    Translate and distinguish between:

        (i) ἥδε/ἐκείνη ἡ κόρη

        (ii) αὕτη/αὐτὴ ἡ γυνή

        (iii) οὗτος/ὅδε ὁ ἀνήρ

        (iv) οὗτος ὁ παῖς, αὑτὸς παῖς

5    Translate each of the following by a single Greek word:

    (i) That woman over there.

    (ii) This man near you.

    (iii) This woman near me.

    (iv) Those things near you.

    (v) These things near me.

6     Translate into Greek:

    Where you cannot tell from the context whether an English second person pronoun is singular or plural (e.g. iv) assume that it is singular.

    (i) These are the eggs of the four bad crows who came from Thebes.

    (ii) O Pericles, you said that silence is becoming for women but Aspasia thinks that it is also becoming for men.

    (iii) According to Aeschylus suffering brings wisdom. I, therefore, hope that the language of the Greeks will make me wise because I am suffering much.

    (iv) You must not (use οὐ χρή) live with those Egyptians who actually eat crocodiles. Later they will be wanting to eat you.

    (v) I said I was not happy , O Diogenes. Because the race is not to the swift I shall not get the prize.

    (vi) We are washing ourselves with the water(use dative without preposition) which we found in the house.

    (vii) He ransomed the two brothers whom the Spartans defeated.

    (viii) O young man, for five days you said nothing to Socrates when he was talking about virtue. I do not think you learnt what he was teaching.

List of words:

    ἀδελφός, ἆθλον, Αἰγύπτιος, Αἰσχύλος, ἀνήρ, ἀρετή, ʼΑσπασία, βούλομαι, γλῶττα, γυνή, διαλέγομαι, διδάσκω, Διογένης, διότι, δρόμος, δύο, Ἕλλην, ἐλπίζω , ἐσθίω, εὐδαίμων, εὑρίσκω, ἡμέρα, Θῆβαι, κόραξ, κόσμον φέρειν, κοῦφος, κροκόδιλος, κτάομαι, Λακεδαιμόνιος, λέγω, λούομαι, λύομαι, μανθάνω, μετά, νεανίας, νικάω, νομίζω, οἰκέω, οἰκία, οἴομαι, ὅτε, ὅτι, οὐδέν, οὔκουν, οὖν, πάθημα, πάσχω, πέντε, περί, Περικλῆς, ποιέω, πολύς, σιωπή, σοφία, σοφός, Σωκράτης, τέτταρες, ὕδωρ, ὕστερον, φημί, χρή, ᾠόν.


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(c) Gavin Betts, Alan Henry 2001