I've been reading latin verse for a while, and I managed to read dactylic hexameter - I suppose - quite acceptable, (at least I always get the fifth foot right...), but I still don't see how the length connects with the stress in latin verse. For instance:
Aeneid I.i - I should say(correct me if I am wrong, please) :
"Aaarma viruumque canooo/"
The question is; how do I stress the word "cano"? In the ...
I am new to the forum and was very happy indeed to find it! i have an exam on wednesday and am unsure about a few points..
if anyone can help, i would be so grateful.
i will write the sample questions first and the what i think the answers are....
e) Sunt qui mortem sic metuant, ut vivere non possint.
Identify the main clause, and define and explain the subordinate clause(s)
Am I doing word order right? Which is better? Thanks
"The father ordered the slaves to send all the money to the farmers"
Pater filios iussit mittere pecuniam omnem agricolae" Pater filios pecuniam omnem agricolae mittere iussit"