Verses display

The metrical representation of verses requires the use of characters that some systems – particularly not very recent ones – have trouble displaying. Should the metrical notation of the verses turn out to be of poor quality, please select the option below, in such a way as to adopt a less advanced but more widely supported graphic display for the program.

Extension of the corpus

The searches and statistics are set to cover a corpus which also includes hexameters in elegiac distichs and hexameters and pentameters occurring in non-dactylic systems. Users wishing to exclude these groups of verses from the above functions must select the options below:


The following tables illustrate the symbols used in the different sections of the site to represent verse patterns and the position of words within them: