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Introduction to Greek metre

by M. L. West

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek language -- Metrics and rhythmics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.L. West.
    ContributionsWest, M. L. 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA411 .W45 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 90 p. ;
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2738417M
    ISBN 100198721293, 0198721323
    LC Control Number86033156

    Introduction to Greek Metre, Oxford: Clarendon Press , xi + 90 pp. ISBN ; Studies in Aeschylus (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 1), Stuttgart: B.G. Teubner , x + pp. ISBN ; Ancient Greek Music, Oxford: Clarendon Press , xiii + pp ISBN ; translation into Greek, Athens Alma mater: Balliol College, Oxford. The Homeric dialect differs just in the same way from classical Greek" (Arnold, Vedic Metre p. ). Certain vowels when juxtaposed nonetheless do change in the Rigveda. Two short vowels that are the same, for example, -i at the end of a word followed by i- at the beginning of a word, usually combine to give the long vowel, here -ī-.

    Hebrew literature, the body of written works produced in the Hebrew language and distinct from Jewish literature, which also exists in other languages.. Literature in Hebrew has been produced uninterruptedly from the early 12th century bc, and certain excavated tablets may indicate a literature of even greater bc to c. ad , Hebrew was a spoken language in Palestine. Libius Andronicus, a Greek from Tarant, who taught the Greek language in Rome, translated first in Latin "Odyssey" and wrote at the Greek models tragedies and comedies. Much bigger was the effect after the conquest of Greece from Romans in B.C. and later.

    The book offers a thorough-going treatment of Homeric poetics: here some remarkable discoveries in the harmonic movement of epic verse, when combined with some neglected facts about the origin of the hexameter in a ‘dance of the Muses’, lead to essential new .   In , Thomas Campion and Philip Roseter published a book called “Lyrics, Elegies,” etc., and in the “Address to the Reader” Sapphic verse is mentioned, and in the book itself an example is given. It is a sort of English hymn in Sapphic metre, but there is .


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Introduction to Greek metre by M. L. West Download PDF EPUB FB2

This abridgement of the author's authoritative Greek Metre provides readers with a down-to-earth, digestible introduction to the subject.

West has simplified his discussion of the basics and has increased the number of examples illustrating the more common metres. Altering the formatslightly, West has gathered the most common metres in their own chapter, but otherwise the book retains the.

Altering the format slightly, West has gathered the most common metres in their own chapter, but otherwise the book retains the broadly chronological and historical approach of the original work.

Wide-ranging and accessible, Introduction to Greek Metre offers a very thorough grounding in the by: This abridgement of the author's authoritative Greek Metre provides readers with a down-to-earth, digestible introduction to the subject.

West has simplified his discussion of the basics and has increased the number of examples illustrating the more common metres/5.

Introduction to Greek Introduction to Greek metre book. Oxford: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: M L West. With Greek Metre () I aimed to provide a work of reference that would be reasonably comprehensive.

Whatever success I may have achieved in that aim, the result was certainly a dense and daunting book for the beginner.

In abridging it to make the present volume I have tried to keep the needs of the undergraduate mainly in view, and to produce something more easily digestible as well as more.

Introduction to Greek Meter William S. Annis ∗ January The study of Greek meter exercises a great power of seduction over some scholars. You can find recently published books on this topic which will devote an entire page to a schematic rendering of some tricky bit of Pindar.

The study ofFile Size: 84KB. Greek metre: An introduction, Only 1 left in stock - order soon. This work, first published inis a scholarly, yet accessible introduction to the metres of Greek verse.5/5(1). By Martin L. West. ISBN ISBN This abridged model of the author's ebook "Greek Metre" will supply scholars with a extra simply approachable and digestible advent to the topic.

the reasons of easy concerns were simplified, and extra examples were integrated to demonstrate the commoner metres/5(9). Introduction to Greek Metre by M. West,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

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Prosody. Greek poetry is based on syllable length, not on syllable stress, as in two syllable lengths in Greek poetry are long and is probable that in the natural spoken language there were also syllables of intermediate length, as in the first syllable of words such as τέκνα /tékna/ 'children', where a short vowel is followed by a plosive + liquid combination; but.

Buy Introduction To Greek Metre (Clarendon Paperbacks) by M. West (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In poetry, metre or meter (American; see spelling differences) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in traditional verse forms prescribe a specific verse metre, or a certain set of metres alternating in a particular order.

The study and the actual use of metres and forms of versification are both known as prosody. (Within linguistics, "prosody" is used in a more. Meter in ancient Greek is slightly different, because it uses long and short syllables, rather than stressed and unstressed syllables.

So in Greek poetry, an iamb would be one short and one long syllable. This is called quantitative meter. The metrical system of the Iliad, and indeed of all heroic epic poetry, is called dactylic hexameter. You. Raven, D. Greek metre: an introduction / by D.S. Raven Faber and Faber London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Greek metre. Oxford: Clarendon. E-mail Citation» Although out of print, the standard reference for classification and descriptive terminology and especially details of the practices of individual periods, genres, and poets.

West, M. Introduction to Greek metre. Oxford: Clarendon. E-mail Citation». This introductory chapter begins by discussing the nature of metrical form, and explaining the various ways in which metre can contribute to the meaning of poetry, before presenting the main focus of the book: the meaning possessed by metres by virtue of their history of usage.

The relation of metrical meaning to genre is discussed, and the inherently negotiable nature of metrical character Author: Llewelyn Morgan. The prime reason for studying metre is to enrich our literary appreciation and understanding of ancient poetry, and I should like this book above all to make more accessible to readers of Aristophanes an aspect of his art that is generally regarded as technical and difficult, and is, in consequence, often neglected.

the text and commentary are arranged play by play, and I have sought to show. Introduction to Greek Metre 作者: M.

West 出版社: Clarendon Press 出版年: 页数: 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, M. West is formerly Professor of Greek at the Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London.

His many books include Ambient Greek Music, Iambi et Graeci Vols. I and II (second editions), An Introduction to Greek Metre (paperback) and Delectusex Iambis et Elgis Graecis (Oxford Classical Text)/5(2). thy, greek, kal, thee, ljooq, ovk, poetic, hints, greek verse, poetic forms, google hints, public domain, google digitized, additional easy, google book, short vowel, iambic metre, fourth foot Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of .(D.J.

Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek. Berkeley ). The section on the structural elements of Greek tragedy, which follows the General Introduction, is a useful guide for every student who comes to tragedy for the first time. Similarly, in the next sections on language and style and on prosody and metre, most examples are chosen fromFile Size: KB.book are more likely to stress the book’s materiality, its relation to discursive net-works, or the self-undoing of the literary work.

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