Greek Metre

Greek Metre

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Hriberšek Matej, red. prof. dr. Kavčič Jerneja


The course is divided into two sections:
1. In theoretical introduction basic types of verse systems verse systems are presented, characteristics of quantitative and qualitative verse systems and phonological elements, on which both systems are based. The historical development of quantitative verse system in Greece is presented and the formation of stress-accent based verse system.
2. In the second part singular verse forms are being introduced, both epic and lyric. Their general rules and ways of presentation are explained with emphasis on reproduction of rhythm of every verse, based on reading texts in metrical form.