CL 202: Intermediate Latin II
The Aeneid of Vergil
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Hexameter Assignment 5
 
Divide each verse below into six hexameter feet (either  or ). Please observe the following:
1) Separate each foot with a horizontal line.

2) Write a long or short mark above the appropriate syllable.

2) Indicate all elisions, where applicable.

3) Indicate the principal caesura in every line.

4) Indicate bucolic diaeresis, where applicable. 

Example (caesura and bucolic diaeresis marked): 
 
 
Vergil, Aeneid 1.1
 
velum adversa ferit, fluctusque ad sidera tollit
Vergil, Aeneid 1.103
hi summo in fluctu pendent, his unda dehiscens 
Vergil, Aeneid 1.106
terram inter fluctus aperit; furit aestus harenis 
Vergil, Aeneid 1.107
saxa vocant Itali mediis quae in fluctibus Aras
Vergil, Aeneid 1.109
in brevia et syrtes urget, miserabile visu 
Vergil, Aeneid 1.111
inliditque vadis atque aggere cingit harenae
Vergil, Aeneid 1.112
torquet agens circum, et rapidus vorat aequore vertex
Vergil, Aeneid 1.117
arma virum tabulaeque et Troïa gaza per undas
Vergil, Aeneid 1.119
iam validam Ilionei navem, iam fortis Achatae
Vergil, Aeneid 1.120
accipiunt inimicum imbrem rimisque fatiscunt
Vergil, Aeneid 1.123
   
   
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