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1 HARDIE, William Ross Res Metrica : An Introduction to the Study of Greek & Roman Versification
Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, London, 1934, 
HARDIE, William Ross. Res Metrica : An Introduction to the Study of Greek &Roman Versification. London : Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, (1934). Second Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-275,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I : The Simpler and More Familiar Forms of Verse. I. The Heroic Hexameter: (i) Origin and General Structure. (ii) Subordinate Divisions. Excursus : {a) Hexameters in the Lyric and Tragic poets. (b) Statistics relating to Virgil's verse. II. The Collocation of Wordsin Epic Verse (Elision, Hiatus, Etc.). III. The Elegiac Couplet. IV. Anapa ests. V. Iambic Verse: (i) The Iambic Trimeter and ' Senarius '. Excursus: (a) ' Choriambic substitution '. (b) The Roman disregard for ' Porson's Canon '. (c) The nature and history of the old spondaic ' Senarius ' at Rome. (d) The length of the first syllable in an impure or heavy iambus. (ii) TheIambic Tetrameter Catalectic. VI. The Scazon or Choliambus. VII. The Troch aic Tetrameter and 'Septenarius'. VIII. Hendecasyllabis or Phalaecei. Part II. I. Greek Lyric Verse. (i) Archilochus, Alcman, and Sappho. Excursus (a)'Aeolic' Verse. (ii) Simple or Homogeneous Metres. (iii) Pindar and the Dr amatic Poets. Excursus (b) On the quadrisyllabic scansion of ' Dactylo-epitrite ' verse, on ' Iambic Syncopation', and on 'Ictus'. II. The History of Metre at Rome. III. Lyric Metres of Horace. Appendix : (A) Glossary of someMetrical Terms. (B) Chronological Table. Spine and front board sunned, lig ht wear, bookplate and penned name, else very good. 40.00

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