Recent Event Highlights: The Rhythms of Latin Poetry: Hexameter, and 7 more...
Created by dipity on Aug 9, 2009
Last updated: 09/11/09 at 11:08 PM
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...181 miles of coastline through villages and forts and finally hop on a ferry to the eastern edge of Maine. Driving in dactylic hexameter is optional. 2. The Baltimore Ravens The NFL team currently residing in Baltimore is actually named for Edgar Allen Poe’s...
Whittier, who said the poem would have been better in a similar prose style as Longfellow's Hyperion. Longfellow was conscious of the potential criticism. When sending a copy of the poem to Bryan Procter, Longfellow wrote: "I hope you will not reject it on account of the metre. In fact, I could not write it as it is in any other; it would have changed its character entirely to have put it into a different measure." Even Longfellow's wife Fanny defended his choice, writing to a ...
...was somewhere in 1978, I noticed the last time it was checked out was in 1946. So, I suppose there aren't too many fans of dactylic hexameter, but I digress. The Latin epic poem was a story of contrasts. Of particular interest to me was the pietas of Aeneas...
One of my all-time favorite songs, combining Cream (my favorite band) with Homer (my favorite master of dactylic hexameter)---what's not to love? Here's #3 in the Trillium Set! ... Cream TalesOfBraveUlysses Homer Odysseus Odyssey Alonzogarbanzo
The tale of Pyramus and Thisbe in the original Latin, from Metamorphoses, book 4, verse 55-166, by Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid). While my previous movie served to demonstrate the technical aspect of an non-stressed ictus, this movie serves to exemplify how a longer piece of hexameter may be performed in a more relaxed way, and with more attention paid to the content.
This is a reading of a short passage from Vergil's Aeneid (book 6, lines 836-853) in the restored classical pronunciation of Latin. This involves features such as phonemic vowel length distinctions, consistently hard C, semi-vocalic V, diphtongal AE, aspirated (as opposed to fricative) PH, and so on. With this video, I hope to illustrate how antique Latin poetry (hexameter in this case) is defined by the rhythm arising from a regular alternation between long and short syllables. In the ...
...there's a major worldwide conspiracy of academics who maintain, despite all evidence to the contrary, that he wrote in dactylic hexameter, which is STUPID because only some dumb GREEK guy would have written like that, and as we all know, Homer's work is published...
...leaders wrestled to form a national unity government. [ ] Quite a poetic headline, ain't it? What is that, dactylic hexameter Someone will someday write a Bush version of Iliad and Odyssey (possibly called the " Baghdad-iad...
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