Cf. West1982195; Martinelli 1995 329; Gentili and Lomiento 2003 197-219. The categories of ‘rhythm’ and ‘metre’ are often used interchangeably by Wallace (e.g. 143: “Whether [Damon] dealt with other aspects of rhythm such as caesura or diaeresis or patterns of word endings is unknown”) but this was far from the norm in ancient musical theory: cf. West 1992 242-5 129-59.
Gentili195052-6on the basis of Archil. fr. 168.1 West (Ἐρασµονίδη Χαρίλαε) quoted by Hephaestion (Ench. 27.10 47.10 48.19). Gentili is acknowledged as the author of this definition but the reference to his publication is missing.