Pede Certo

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Pede Certo. Digital Latin Metre



  • Principal Investigator: Emanuela Colombi
  • Research Project: Luca Mondin (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
  • ITC Project: Luigi Tessarolo
  • Support on meter: Andrea Bacianini


Pede Certo is program for the automatic analysing of Latin verses developed by the Università di Udine as part of the Traditio patrum FIRB project. Its application to the Musisque Deoque digital archive – containing Latin poetry texts from the archaic period to the 7th century AD – has enabled the scansion of approximately 244,000 dactylic verses.

On this site, a specifically developed search engine that draws upon the results of the scansion may be used to conduct metrical investigations of the corpus, through a variety of approaches.