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Odyssey δ 4.742-57

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A P David
A performance of Homer's Odyssey in ancient Greek, with texts.
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Penelope Awakened by Eurycleia (Odysseus's nurse), oil on canvas by Angelica Kauffman

David’s Performance text with English translation

Syllables in bold are dynamically prominent according to the new theory of the ancient Greek pitch accent. In the video below, the downbeats of the hexameter are underlined; this helps illustrate how the tonal prominences…

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