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Dactylic hexameter
also called "heroic hexameter"

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  1. a form of meter in poetry or a rhythmic scheme

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  2. traditionally associated with the quantitative meter of classical epic poetry in both Greek and Latin, and was consequently considered to be the Grand Style of classical poetry

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  3. The verse innovations of the Augustan writers were carefully imitated by their successors in the Silver Age of Latin Literature

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  4. The premier examples of its use are Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid

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  5. The meter consists of lines made from six ("hexa") feet

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