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Concerning the Meter and Rhyme of Latin Poetry

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Concerning the Meter and Rhyme of Latin Poetry

Postby dbigdawg » Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:10 pm

I would greatly appreciate any input concerning the meter and rhyme of latin poetry.
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Postby Chris Weimer » Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:03 pm

What specifically do you want to know? There are different styles, and meter in Classical Latin is classified by length, not just accent. Rhyme like in English doesn't exist, but there is some rhyme.
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Postby klewlis » Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:29 am

There is a book that I had from the library called "Beginning Latin Poetry Reader".

details here:
http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/Beg ... in+poetry'

It has selections of poetry and is heavily annotated, explaining a lot of the basics and idiosyncrasies.
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