This beginner's Greek textbook series helps students quickly tackle selected pas sages from Homer's Odyssey: The Lotus Eaters, Cyclops, Circe, a glimpse of Hade s, Tantalus, Sisyphus, Scylla and Charbdis, the Sirens, Calypso---stories whose echoes still sound throughout literture today. Daily lessons are arranged so every word, form, and rule in the day's selection is learned beforehand. Essays on various aspects of ancient history, Greek culture, art, sculpture, architectu re, democracy, and the dawn of Western Civilization highlight humanistic values and increase literary appreciation. The attractive and easy-to-teach format inc orporates abundant illustrations, many in color, of Homeric scenes and themes. Pedagogically, there are integrated exercises and reviews to facilitate mastery, derivative word studies, and flashcards for vocabulary study. The extensive Te acher's Manual gives specific suggestions on hamdling the text as well as prelec tions for each lesson, a complete key to all exercises and readings, and ready- made tests that can be easily duplicated and scored. Proven effective in high s chools and college departments everywhere for more than 40 years, A READING COUR SE IN HOMERIC GREEK makes reading Greek attractive, satisfying, and enjoyable.