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Greek metre

by M. L. West

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek language -- Metrics and rhythmics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementby M.L. West.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA411 .W44 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3484038M
    ISBN 100198140185
    LC Control Number82003509

    Summary. Book I of The Consolation of Philosophy begins with a poem which explains why the writer has begun this work. He says "I who once composed with eager zest/Am driven by grief to shelter in sad songs." This lament echoes a classical form of Greek poetry (though Boethius is a Latin writer imitating an old Greek style) and gives us information about the poet's situation as . THE RISE OF THE GREEK EPIC MY title is familiar as that of a book, and my subject may be thought to call for one. I hope in due course to explore the genesis of the Homeric poems in that format, and what I have to say here may take its place there in a maturer form (wiser, fatter). For the moment I offer merely aFile Size: 3MB.

    By Martin L. West. ISBN ISBN This abridged model of the author's ebook "Greek Metre" will supply scholars with a extra simply approachable and digestible advent to the topic. the reasons of easy concerns were simplified, and extra examples were integrated to demonstrate the commoner metres/5(9). Greek words for book include βιβλίο, εγγράφω, κάντε κράτηση and κάνετε κράτηση. Find more Greek words at !

    Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Maas, Paul, ; Format: Book; ix, p. ; 19 cm. Greek metre / by Paul Maas ; translated by Hugh Lloyd-Jones | National Library of Australia. Greek and Latin Root Words Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.


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Greek metre by M. L. West Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prosody. Greek poetry is based on syllable length, not on syllable stress, as in two syllable lengths in Greek poetry are long and is probable that in the natural spoken language there were also syllables of intermediate length, as in the first syllable of words such as τέκνα /tékna/ 'children', where a short vowel is followed by a plosive + liquid combination; but.

This is a comprehensive account of ancient Greek quantitative metre from its beginning to the seventh century A.D. An introductory chapter touches briefly on the nature of metre and the presumable development of Greek metre from Indo-European syllable-counting verse-forms, and then goes on to a detailed description of Greek prosody and a discussion of rhythm and some Cited by: Greek metre [Paul Maas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a comprehensive account of ancient Greek quantitative metre from its beginning to the seventh century A.D. An introductory chapter touches briefly on the nature of metre and the presumable development of Greek metre from Indo-European syllable-counting verse-forms.

: Greek Meter 3 Morae and Feet When talking about Greek verse, the basic unit of time is the mora (plural morae).

A short syllable is a single mora and a long two. Once you get to three or four morae you have various ways to divide the time up. For three, you could have ˘ ¯or ˘or even˘˘˘. The metricians have cataloged many time File Size: 84KB. This abridgement of the author's authoritative Greek Metre provides readers with a down-to-earth, digestible introduction to the subject.

West has simplified his discussion of the basics and has increased the number of examples illustrating the more common metres/5. This abridgement of the author's authoritative Greek Metre provides readers with a down-to-earth, digestible introduction to the subject.

West has simplified his discussion of the basics and has increased the number of examples illustrating the more common metres. Altering the formatslightly, West has gathered the most common metres in their own chapter, but. This is a comprehensive account of ancient Greek quantitative metre from its beginning to the seventh century A.D.

An introductory chapter touches briefly on the nature of metre and the presumable development of Greek metre from Indo-European syllable-counting verse-forms, and then goes on to a detailed description of Greek prosody and a discussion of rhythm and some /5(2).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maas, Paul, Greek metre. Oxford, Clarendon Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Meter in ancient Greek is slightly different, because it uses long and short syllables, rather than stressed and unstressed syllables.

So in Greek poetry, an iamb would be one short and one long syllable. This is called quantitative meter. The metrical system of the Iliad, and indeed of all heroic epic poetry, is called dactylic hexameter.

You. Greek Metre. West. OUP Oxford, - Greek language - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. E PHRASING. DRAMA. With Greek Metre () I aimed to provide a work of reference that would be reasonably comprehensive.

Whatever success I may have achieved in that aim, the result was certainly a dense and daunting book for the beginner. In abridging it to make the present volume I have tried to keep the needs of the undergraduate mainly in view, and to produce something more easily. InThomas Campion and Philip Roseter published a book called “Lyrics, Elegies,” etc., and in the “Address to the Reader” Sapphic verse is mentioned, and in the book itself an example is given.

It is a sort of English hymn in Sapphic metre, but there is no reference to the actual poetry of Sappho. Homer Readings Greek and Roman Metre Other Projects.

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West. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Greek poetry (1) greek prosody (1) Greek: Metre (1) Hellas (1) his (1) Book descriptions/5.

Greek Metre by M. West,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Greek metre. Translated by Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Oxford: Clarendon. E-mail Citation» Concise, fundamental recasting of how verse is to be described.

Maas isolates repeating sequences and emphasizes a verse scheme made up of “elements” filled by syllables in actual verses. Includes descriptions of compositional practice in hexameter and trimeter.

In the first module, we look at dactylic hexameter, the metre used in Greek and Roman epic poetry. After that, we turn to iambic trimeter, the metre used in much of Greek tragedy.

In the third module, we think about the elegiac couplet, used by poets such as Catullus, Ovid, Propertius and Tibullus, and in the fourth we turn to two metres used.

I devised these mnemonics for my teaching of Greek metre and its Latin counterparts to students at Oxford since My aim is twofold: 1) that the mnemonics should represent the Greek quantities (long or short durations) accurately in rhythmical form, using the natural stresses of English to coincide with long and short syllables.

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A System of Greek Prosody and Metre | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original .Julie Boeten is a PhD student in the department of Greek Linguistics at Ghent University working on the metre and language of Byzantine book epigrams.

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The city is centered around a metre-high mesa of andesite which formed its acropolis. This mesa falls away sharply on the north, west, and east sides, but three natural terraces on the south side provide a route up to the top.