"It is to the Greeks that we turn when we are sick of the vagueness, of the confusion, of our own age."-Virginia Woolf
Discover a new passion for a very old language, a language that can express what canâ€™t be said in any other, and thrillingly relevant to our lives today.Â A language that rewards desire by giving its own modal verb; bequeaths lovers a special case beyond singular and plural; prioritises mindfulness and dynamic presence through its very own grammar. A language that can transform our relationship to time and to those around us.
A love song to the language of the greatest poets, philosophers, adventurers, lovers, and generals that ever lived. In Marcolongoâ€™s words: â€œGreek has been the longest and most beautiful romance of my life.â€ Whether or not readers are familiar with ancient Greek, they will find Marcolongoâ€™s boundless enthusiasm for her subject utterly infectious.Â Â