The popularity of ancient and historical languages is growing among language enthusiasts as well as throughout academia. Teach Yourself is working with specialists in this field to grow and expand our successful range of ancient languages over the next few years.
People study ancient languages out of personal interest as well as for professional and academic pursuits. Understanding of the ancient world and languages is useful for careers in linguistics, law, community work, the diplomatic service, education, museum and archival work, the media, and executive roles in the private or public sector.
Knowledge of ancient languages is often required for:
Near Eastern History (and Languages)
Biblical, Theological or Semitic Studies
Germanic Languages (or Philology)
South Asian Studies (Sanskrit)
Interdisciplinary backgrounds: literature, history, medieval studies, archaeology, religious studies.
‘I have learned lots from this book myself – it is extremely detailed and Professor Betts is clearly knowledgeable about this particular form of Greek.’
– Dr Cressida Ryan, University of Oxford
Format: Paperback book, ISBN: 9781473627895
‘For those who like learning new languages using learning by discovery rather than old-fashioned study of paradigms and memorization, this book might be just the place for you to learn Middle Egyptian, the basic language underlying Egyptian hieroglyphs.’
– Janet H. Johnson, Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor of Egyptology, Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Format: Paperback, ISBN: 9781473609792
‘Does a wonderful job of highlighting all the major features of Classical Greek and leads students rapidly to the point where they can read tragedy, comedy, lyric and prose without any watering down of the originals. It is a sophisticated, attractive, and well-planned volume.’
– Richard P. Martin, Antony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor in Classics, Stanford University
Format: Paperback book, ISBN: 9781444107708
Format: Paperback, ISBN: 9781444106107
Format: Book & CD Pack, ISBN: 9781444104196
Format: Paperback book, ISBN: 9781444106114
Format: Paperback book, ISBN: 9780340983881
The ideal course to learn Latin if you’re a beginner, this new edition includes:
Format: Book & CD Pack, ISBN: 9781444195835
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