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Having trouble understanding the scansion for the second line of the Aeneid

This is a tricky one, when you're just starting out with scansion! You're right that Lāvīnia would normally be four syllables: Lā-vī-ni-a. However, there's a process in poetry known as synizesis (from ...
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Learning Latin through Aeneid (or another text)

Well, there's Latin Via Ovid (2nd ed. 1982): From the publisher's website: Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool ...
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