HELP: Scanning Line 1:89

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majystr
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HELP: Scanning Line 1:89

Post by majystr » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:06 am

Heya,

I'm having the dickens of a time trying to scan line 1:89 in the Iliad. Any help out there?

-- -- | -- u u | -- u u u | -- -- | -- u u | -- --

Obviously something is HORRIBLY wrong in my third foot. Can the "ba" in bareias be long? I'm I crazy? Which syllable I'm I mis-scanning?

Thanks for the help in advance!

KDG

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Post by chad » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:31 am

hi, nhu- in nhusi/ is one syllable, like in line 26; that should fix it :)

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AHHHH...dawn breaks!

Post by majystr » Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:30 pm

The "hu" dipthong! It was right in front of me all the time!

Thanks!

KDG

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