Aeneid VIII 639 Scansion

Cinefactus

Censor
Staff member
I am scanning it as:

Post idem | inter |sē ‖ posi|tō cer|tāmine |rēgēs

but if it is idem reges, shouldn't it be īdem?
 

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
It is īdem. You forgot the elision between the second syllable of that word and the first of inter.

post i-/d(em) in-ter / se || po-si/to cer-/ta-mi-ne / re-ges
 

Cinefactus

Censor
Staff member
Thanks, of course :)
 
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