Res metrica : an introduction to the study of Greek & Roman versification / by William Ross Hardie Hardie, William Ross 1862-1916

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Hardie, William Ross 1862-1916
Greek language -- Metrics and rhythmics; Latin language -- Metrics and rhythmics; Latin poetry - History and criticism.
  • Part I: The simpler and more familiar forms of verse
  • 1. The heroic hexameter
  • 2. The collocation of words in epic verse (elision, hiatus etc)
  • 3. The elegiac couplet
  • 4. Anapaests
  • 5. Iambic verse
  • 6. The scazon or choliambus
  • 7. The trochaic tetrameter and septenarius
  • 8. Hendecasyllabics or phalaecei
  • Part II:
  • 1. Greek lyric verse
  • 2. The history of metre at Rome
  • 3. Lyric metres of Horace.
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