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Latin Metre

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The aim of this title is to provide a reference work for both students and teachers on every kind of Latin metre from the early "saturnian" to medieval accentual verse. The information provided aims to be in its simplest form to make the subject more accessible and jargon free.
Paperback, 124 pages
Published June 26th 1998 by Bristol Classical Press
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Christopher
Mar 10, 2008 Christopher rated it really liked it
D.S. Raven's LATIN METRE was originally published in 1965 by Faber and Faber. The Bristol Classical Press imprint Duckworth reissued it in 1998, and we should be thankful, for it proves a very useful reference. I read Classics as an underground, and I sorely wish that I had known of Raven's book when I was working my way through Virgil, Plautus, Juvenal, and others.

The first three chapters are meant to be read straight through. Here Raven explains the system of short and long quantity, some gene
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