3.03a Scansion practice
fata tibi cernes urbem et promissa Lavini
_UU/ _ _/ _ _/ _ _/ _ UU/ _ _
Scansion: fa ta ti/bi cer/nes ur/b(em)et pro/miss a La/vi ni
1. What is the rule for the elision that is shown?
2. What is the rule for the division fa-ta? Why is it not fat-a?
3. Why is the syllable men long?
4. Why is cui one syllable and not two?