I'm not acutally studying Latin, but there's something I'm hoping a Latiner can help me with.
I was reading a book on Ancient Greek accidence, and it said that when the accent in Greek changed from a pitch accent to a stress accent, the accents began to affect the length of their syllables.
i.e. If a stress accent fell on a syllable which would otherwise be short, the syllable became long.
My question is; seeing ...