Tag: poetry

14 What does "quibus intemptata nites" (Odes 1.5.10–11) mean? 2016-02-24T03:54:07.737

14 Omnia vincit amor: vincere or vincire? 2016-08-03T06:02:18.210

14 Where does our knowledge of the ancient poetic meters come from? 2016-12-11T14:18:30.300

13 Why "impressa" in Æneid IV.659–60? 2016-02-26T18:57:56.047

11 Was elision specific to verse in classical Latin? 2016-03-11T02:34:48.007

11 Is -um (instead of -ōrum) a typical genitive plural ending outside of poetry? 2016-04-12T16:14:26.893

10 Allecto's cerulean hair in *Æneid* VII.346-7 2016-02-26T17:26:05.153

10 What do "hic" and "ille" refer to in this passage from Ovid's Tristia? 2016-03-17T02:01:12.937

9 How do we know the quantity of vowels followed by several consonants? 2016-10-19T18:15:45.953

9 What exactly is brevis brevians? 2017-04-14T00:25:08.367

9 Latin quote about a million doggerel verses 2017-04-28T07:16:09.557

9 How to translate these few lines? Met. 1.94–96 2017-05-20T06:08:31.967

8 When can I perform an elision? 2016-02-23T19:58:34.737

8 Rhyming in Classical Latin Poetry 2016-06-15T20:23:11.590

8 Ovid: "nimis ex vero nunc tibi nomen erit" 2016-10-06T18:44:39.793

8 Alternative translation of poem 4 from Catullus 2017-01-31T02:15:01.787

8 Translation of Samuel Garth's Harveian oration 2017-02-08T06:09:53.613

8 Do shorter words tend to come before longer ones in verse? 2017-04-05T03:47:32.767

8 About Sappho Edmonds 89 Campbell 48 2018-08-11T11:36:20.877

7 How to make sense of this standalone infinitive? (Metamorphoses 1.601—603) 2016-09-30T05:33:09.983

7 Material for learning new poetic meters 2016-10-16T19:42:53.303

7 Short vowels in lucubrando 2016-10-24T22:49:57.393

7 Words that unexpectedly but consistently scan long 2017-02-02T10:01:01.900

7 About Sappho's epigram for the little girl Aithopia: first line (manuscript tradition and experts' take), and authorship 2017-06-20T07:56:15.190

7 Did P.Oxy. 2288 contribute in any way to our knowledge of Sappho's hymn to Aphrodite? 2017-06-22T20:17:46.057

7 Scanning the inscription of The Classical High School of Tampere 2017-07-24T18:07:40.663

7 What are the most complete unattributed classical works? 2017-08-02T21:59:52.153

6 Who are Maecenas' atavi? 2016-03-04T09:17:59.240

6 How common was synizesis in classical poetry? 2016-04-09T21:15:53.043

6 Why is elision more common than synizesis? 2016-04-10T08:46:33.883

6 Choosing -ter or -iter for adverbs from third declension adjectives 2016-07-19T16:29:26.547

6 Does the letter "X" at the end of a line make that syllable long? 2016-09-01T02:12:55.130

6 Synizesis in perfect tense 'ui' 2016-09-14T01:46:20.363

6 Omission of elision in Aeneis I.405? 2016-09-18T19:48:51.307

6 How do originally Roman meters differ from Greek inheritance? 2016-10-20T18:56:18.050

6 Does scansion ever require synizesis of two similar vowels? 2017-01-13T21:51:41.997

6 Where does this (Sappho?) fragment come from 2017-07-02T19:07:08.803

6 What is this extra source for Sappho 31 Campbell / 2 Edmonds? 2017-07-03T17:42:11.543

6 Can one recreate the ambiguity of the (incorrect) sentence "You can learn writing." in Latin? 2017-07-11T15:45:23.847

6 Two unfindable words from Sappho Edmonds 12, Edmonds' version 2017-07-27T13:19:50.173

6 Identifying corrupted Sappho fragment or mention of Sappho found in just-newly-found-online Spanish edition of Sappho 2018-08-26T22:29:28.997

5 Is this a good way to say 'So remember me this way'? 2017-03-16T02:47:14.043

5 What are our sources for Longinus' De sublimitate? 2017-06-16T10:04:55.637

5 Does Latin offer a single word referring back to the preceding *two* names mentioned? 2017-07-20T20:13:59.493

5 When did rhyme enter Latin poetry or song? 2017-10-15T13:03:50.643

5 Is there a difference between prose stress and metric stress? 2018-07-20T19:11:21.700

5 how to interpret the diminutive-suffixed adj. **lacteolus** 2018-11-29T00:27:05.050

4 Fifth spondee in Aeneis I.690 2016-09-19T21:25:09.030

4 On what basis does Campbell put P.Oxy. 1231 fr. 12 together with fr. 15? And why does Edmonds not? And why does C read more than Grenfell and Hunt do? 2017-06-22T21:46:49.163

4 What do we know about the Saturnian for sure? 2017-08-12T12:53:10.397

4 Feedback on grammar in a Latin poem 2017-10-16T15:21:53.163

4 Pentheus as "Divine Suffering" 2018-01-18T21:37:58.787

4 Parsing Priapea IV 2018-08-12T23:35:17.207

4 About P.Oxy. 1787 fr. 9 2018-08-21T17:56:21.087

4 Caesuras in Phalaecian verses 2018-10-25T16:06:58.090

3 Sappho 94: the Spaniards' completion 2017-06-20T07:44:34.847

3 Why is it assumed that Sappho fr. 98 Campbell is missing two lines at the beginning of the first known tercet? 2017-06-28T20:53:46.223

3 Is there any other reason to put these P.Oxy. 1787 frr. 1&2 together than Athenaeus's quotation? And what about the little Cologne scrap? 2017-07-03T14:57:52.660

3 What is the logic behind the ordering and numbering of Sappho fragments, and why did it change e.g. from Edmonds to Campbell? 2017-07-03T17:48:39.387

3 About the Alexandrian edition of Sappho: how were the poems assigned to the books? 2017-07-10T20:33:27.370

3 About the Sappho fragment containing Doricha's name that was found first (Campbell 15, Edmonds 37) 2017-07-14T15:47:11.643

3 About Sappho 16, ll. 6-9 2017-11-24T17:19:50.857

3 About certain emendations to Sappho Edmonds 76 Campbell 147 2018-04-24T12:58:23.640

3 Translating the 道德經 into Greek 2018-07-05T22:29:52.243

3 Identifying alleged Sappho fragment from mishmash on otherwise generally good online resource 2018-08-27T16:18:19.293

3 Why is the ϝ' in Sappho Lobel-Page universally thought to be a female (AFAIK at least)? 2018-10-07T21:56:05.163

3 The tradition for Sappho Lobel-Page 144 2018-10-17T21:54:39.520

2 Why does Athenaeus say this is not Sappho? 2017-07-16T14:20:31.383

2 Tracing apparent book-IV colophon not found in Voigt but found in a Spanish Sappho book based on Reinach's French edition 2018-09-01T21:48:29.257

2 Figuring out the grammar of Edmonds 57 (Edmonds' version of the part in cruces of Lobel-Page 46) 2018-09-01T22:20:29.873

2 About Sappho Lobel-Page 104(a) 2018-10-04T10:38:12.100

2 Sappho Lobel-Page 39: μάσλης vs. μάσθλης 2018-10-08T10:01:23.717

2 Fortune Favors the Bold 2018-10-15T19:13:57.113

2 Sappho Lobel-Page 136: to amend, or not to amend? 2018-10-27T12:51:52.313

1 What is up with these codices? 2018-09-28T09:03:16.007

1 About Sappho Lobel-Page 152 2018-09-30T21:19:43.787

1 About the part in cruces of Sappho Lobel-Page 46 2018-10-05T17:58:21.367

1 About Sappho Lobel-Page 101 2018-10-08T09:07:44.897

0 About P.Oxy. 1787 fragment published in Lobel's Σαπφοῦς μέλη 2018-09-04T13:50:42.670

0 About Sappho Lobel-Page 119 2018-10-08T09:25:56.367