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How do we teach Latin or Greek to a child when we don’t know the language ourselves?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Question: How do we teach Latin or Greek to a child when we don’t know the language ourselves? In fact, having attended public school, we feel as if we lack a healthy grasp of the English language! Answer: When we first learned English, did we construct sentences based upon a conscious knowledge of subject-verb agreement? […]

Comparison of Greek Pronunciation Systems

Friday, April 17th, 2015


Over the years, several persons have written to us regarding the many different systems of pronunciation which can be found in various Greek grammars. On our web page, we have placed an article which is designed to answer such questions. Some things included in this article:
 A list of resources on ancient Greek pronunciation.
 Some […]

Learning the Greek Alphabet

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

My son Joe cut and sanded down some pretty cedar trees into 4-sided blocks. I used his blocks to write the Greek alphabet, vowels, diphthongs, accents. I keep it near my computer for constant visuals for all of us. –Maribel H. Joe also made a replica of a wooden book holder used by scribes.

New Video — Teaching Classical Languages at Home

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Teaching Classical Languages at Home by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn This seminar was given in Austin, Texas in 2004.

How Can a Regular Mom…..?

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

I am thrilled with the content of your book Teaching the Trivium. I have been searching for such a method of teaching and now that I have found it, I am trying to figure out how to implement it! We began homeschooling just this year and I have been diligent in reading all I can […]

Greek for Beginners

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

A Greek Hupogrammon: A beginner’s copybook for the Greek alphabet Learn the Greek alphabet and pronunciation system in a simple yet comprehensive way. Features of this book: Designed to correspond with A Greek Alphabetarion. Practice writing all the Greek letters and marks, including accents, breathers, and obsoletes. Practice finding Greek letters in words and sentences. […]

Learning the Greek Alphabet

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

“Our family has studied Greek in the past, but there’s something about learning a different alphabet that makes it very difficult for younger students. What we really needed was a Greek phonics book—rather than a curriculum that covers the entire alphabet in two weeks—and a copybook to practice writing the letters…” A review of A […]

Translating Romans 1:21

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. I have a question about translating Romans 1:21. The KJV, Holman Bible, NKJV, NIV all say, “… but became vain in their imaginations.” Calvin’s Institutes and Matthew […]

48 Sample Pages Now Available — Homeschool Greek Volume Two

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Homeschool Greek Volume Two by Harvey Bluedorn — Beta Version Homeschool Greek Volume Two focuses on verbals (verbs and words related to verbs), refines vocabulary and grammatical concepts, and is actually based upon the entire Greek text of the Gospel of John. Homeschool Greek Volume Two — Table of Contents Introductories – 3 pages Title […]

We’ve been nominated for a Practical Homeschooling Reader Award

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Trivium Pursuit is pleased to announce that our Christian Logic books and A Greek Hupogrammon have been nominated in the 2014 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards. If you would like to vote for your favorite homeschool products among those nominated, please click here. We’re included in two categories — Logic and Greek. Logic: Christian Logic series […]

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