Find another word for hexameter. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hexameter, like: tetrameter, trimeter, iambic, iambic-pentameter, unrhymed, blank-verse and terza-rima.
The peculiar rapidity of Homer is due in great measure to his use of the hexameter verse.
Though written in a metre deemed foreign to English ears, the poem immediately attained a wide popularity, which it has never lost, and secured to the dactylic hexameter a recognized place among English metres.
Csaktornya and Kakony imitated the ancient classical poets, and ErdOsi introduced the hexameter.
The rise of speculative philosophy in Greece was coincident with the beginning of prose composition, and many of the earliest philosophers wrote in the prose of the Ionic dialect; others, however, and especially the writers of the Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily, expounded their systems in continuous poems composed in the epic hexameter.