Sentence Examples

  • The peculiar rapidity of Homer is due in great measure to his use of the hexameter verse.
  • It was popular in the middle ages, hexameter abridgments being current under the names of Theodericus and Petrus Diaconus.
  • The fact that they copied the form in which the heathen revelations were conveyed (Greek hexameter verses) and the Homeric language is evidence of a degree of external Hellenization, which is an important fact in the history of post-exilic Judaism.
  • His oracles, of which specimens are extant in Herodotus and Pausanias, were written in hexameter verse, and were considered to have been strikingly fulfilled.
  • The poems, dealing mainly with contemporary and personal matters, are written in hexameter, not in the usual "political" verse.

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