GlottalGreekGeek wrote:xruse/w| a)na\ skh/ptw|, kai\ e)li/sseto pa/ntas )Axaiou/j
I'm fairly sure that the last three feet are - u u | - u u | - -, but there seem to be way too many vowels in the first part of the line.
chad wrote:hi thucydides, there -dew isn't correpted, it stays as a long even though a vowel follows. will will be able to explain why... i only know that sometimes it's because a digamma used to be the 1st letter of the following word. i don't know much about the digamma thing though
chad wrote:what about digamma and names in homer generally, are there some which most likely had digamma? e.g. i remember seeing a documentary saying that )/Ilioj comes up in hittite tablets as Wilios (or something like that).
does anyone know if e.g. apollo, the achaeans &c are thought to have had the digamma.
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