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CL 310 : Catullus

TuTh 3:40 – 5:30 p.m.

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  Tuesday, January 24
  Topics for today:

-- Overview, website, and requirements
-- The idea of a seminar
-- Using Garrison (= G.)
-- Scansion: hendecasyllabics (G., pp. 179–80)
-- Book beginnings:  Cat 1.1–4

Catullus on poetry
On the Web     Hexametrica


An online tutorial that presents the basics on the most common poetic meter, dactylic hexameter.

Both experienced scanners and novices can benefit from this website, which features illustrations, audio files, and a glossary of technical terms.

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