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Introductory Greek w/ Lippiello (Semi-Intensive, Part I)

Mon. and Thurs., 8pm (U.S. Eastern Time)

Course Description: An intensive introduction to Ancient Greek, spread out over two terms (2 meetings per week, 20 total per term). Students will be able to complete the sequence in the spring by taking part 2 of this course.


Level: Beginners

Textbook: 1) Anne H. Groton, From Alpha to Omega: A Beginning Course in Classical Greek (be sure to get the fourth edition, Focus, 2013). 2) Anne H. Groton and James M. May, 46 Stories in Classical Greek (Focus, 2014).

Recommended: 1) Jon Buss and Jennifer Starkey, From Alpha to Omega: Ancillary Exercises (second edition, Focus, 2013). 2) James Morwood, The Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek (OUP 2001).

Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Regular price $625.00

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Marcello Lippiello

Marcello Lippiello has been participating in the Telepaideia program since its inception nearly a decade ago, and is proud to be starting his eighth year as a Telepaideia Instructor. He was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, where he received his B.A. in Classical Languages and Theology from Fordham University. He has long had an interest in conversational Latin, earning a Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies from the University of Kentucky's Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis in 2005, along with master's degrees in classical languages and classical studies from Kentucky and from Duke University. He is also an alumnus of LGiG 2013 and 2014 (where he played Tiresias in the Bacchae), and has participated in a number of other conversational Greek and Latin workshops through the Polis Institute and through SALVI, including the most recent Synodos Hellenike in July of 2022. He has taught undergraduate college courses in all levels of Latin and Greek at several institutions, including Christendom College in Virginia and the Pontifical College Josephinum in Ohio. He lives with his family in Danbury, Connecticut.