jaihare wrote:My guess would be that it modifies the closest one (θαλάσσης δεινῆς - the terrible sea).
annis wrote:For now that's the best rule to follow. As you read more Homer you'll start to notice a few repeated patterns of phrasal distraction. Learn enough of the hexameter to find the caesura!
jaihare wrote:I'm not even sure what a hexameter is, though it looks like "six" and "count." Don't know what caesura is either.
annis wrote:Pharr will explain it when he starts in on the Iliad.
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