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Pindaric metre : 'the other half'

Author: Kiichiro Itsumi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Pindar is one of the greatest Greek poets, but the metre of about half of his odes is very obscure. This study presents a convincing new analysis of their metre, together with discussions of stanzaic structure, of textual problems, and of particular lines in the stanza and their exploitation within the text.
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Itsumi, Kiichiro.
Pindaric metre.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008942581
(OCoLC)260204593
Named Person: Pindar; Pindar
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kiichiro Itsumi
ISBN: 9780191552014 0191552011
OCLC Number: 320909195
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 464 p.)
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION ; 1. The 'Other Half' ; 2. Scope of the Investigation ; 3. Rules for Consistent Analysis ; 4. Two Metres in Non-Dactylo-Epitrite Stanza-Forms ; 5. Aeolic Phases ; 6. Freer Dactylo-Epitrite ; 7. Ambiguities between the Two Metres ; 8. Composition of Verses ; 9. The Three Classes of Stanza-Forms ; II. THE EIGHTEEN MAJORS ; III. MISCELLANEA
Responsibility: Kiichiro Itsumi.
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