Posts Tagged by meter
|December 27, 2018||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Reading Homer||
In this video Gregory Nagy, Leonard Muellner, and Douglas Frame discuss reading Homer aloud: pronunciation and its changes through time; pausing at enjambments; mastering the rhythm by memorizing passages; fixed metrical patterns; rhythm built into the language; predictability of ends of hexameter lines. Read more…
|February 16, 2018||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Just Enough Greek||
In this video, Leonard Muellner demonstrates and provides help for those learning dactylic hexameter—the meter of Homeric epic, providing you with an opportunity to practice reading for yourself. Read more…
|September 12, 2015||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Just Enough Greek, Tutorial||
We are pleased to share the following video about ancient Greek meter, featuring Professor Leonard Muellner. In this video, Muellner describes the basic rules of prosody, with a focus on dactylic hexameter, the meter of Homeric epic, and iambic trimeter, a meter used in ancient Greek tragedy.
This presentation is accessible to absolute beginners, as no previous knowledge of ancient Greek or poetic meter is assumed.
|July 15, 2014||Filled under Featured, Word Study|
~ A guest blog by Sarah Scott & Janet Ozsolak and the Oinops Study Group ~ Zeus struck my ship with his thunderbolts, and broke it up in the middle of the wine-faced [oinops] sea [pontos] (Odyssey vii, 249–252) Although we had searched on the Greek word oinops, once we had the list of passages […] Read more…