The device leads to some interesting translation decisions in modern English editions of the Bible or Greek literature.
Should the translator "normalize" the grammar so it doesn't look odd to English students?
However, under English law, a male descended from the English Queen can ascend to the throne.
The differences between Salic and English Law regarding inheritance play a key part in Shakespeare's Henry V, in which King Henry must determine whether he can justly claim the throne of France.
Horatian satire tends to focus lightly on laughter and ridicule, but it maintains a playful tone.
Likewise, in French Salic Law, if the queen remarries after the king dies, any children she has from the new husband cannot claim the throne.It is a specific type of enallage in which a neuter plural subject takes a singular verb (Smith 9).Normally, this construction would be considered a grammatical error in Greek, but if poets, playwrights, or prophets do it intentionally, it becomes high art.In common usage, the term saga has been erroneously applied to any exciting, long narrative.See cycle and epic.: French law stating that the right of a king's son to inherit the French throne passes only patrilineally rather than matrilineally.SAPPHIC METER: Typically, this meter is found in quatrains in which the first three lines consist of eleven syllables and the fourth line contains five.The metrical pattern is as follows in the first three lines: (foot #1)SAPPHIC ODE: Virtually identical with a Horatian ode, a Sapphic ode consists of quatrains in which the first three lines consist of eleven syllables and the fourth line contains five.SAGA: The word comes from the Old Norse term for a "saw" or a "saying." Sagas are Scandinavian and Icelandic prose narratives about famous historical heroes, notable families, or the exploits of kings and warriors.Until the 12th century, most sagas were folklore, and they passed from person to person by oral transmission. The Icelandic sagas take place when Iceland was first settled by Vikings (930-1030 AD).Likewise, if a male king dies without heirs, only his brothers and their male offspring can claim the throne.This right does not pass to male children of the queen that she might have later.