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Yes, I'm violating Hermann's Bridge...

Postby GlottalGreekGeek » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:11 pm

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Postby whiteoctave » Tue Mar 28, 2006 8:29 am

i don't understand the metre of huetou. the way to avoid breaking hermann's bridge here would be presumably to move hupeonta melathrou to the end of the line, change the compositional preposition of hupeonta (if possible), and put a new verb with the same meaning before it and after andr'. huetou will need fixing. good effort all in all though.

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Postby GlottalGreekGeek » Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:48 pm

The meter of huetou is long-short-short, the second short being a case of correption.

Could you suggest a new verb with the same meaning?
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Postby whiteoctave » Tue Mar 28, 2006 6:46 pm

yes, i presumed you were correpting, but i knew of no instance of a diphthong being correpted as the latter element of the biceps of the second foot. perhaps my unfamiliarity with the licence in this sedes, if parallels indeed exist, is from having not opened my Homer for half a dozen weeks.

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