I've been working on memorizing the opening lines of the Iliad as Pharr suggests, and just realized I might be mis-scanning line 3.
In the Pharr text, I was reading Î‘Î¹Î´Î¹ as having two syllables, the first of which is long because it's a dipthong.
But now I'm looking at other versions, like at Perseus, and they all print a diaeresis mark over that first iota, making the word three syllables (two short ...
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