Broadway Odyssey

220th in Inwood-->Bowling Green (+30ish blocks) = 250
appr. 10 blocks per book (1/2 mile)
300-350 feet. per block
20 blocks=1mile
walking: appr. 20 minutes per mile X 13 = 260 minutes = 4.3 hours
24 hours to complete? (1 hour per book/block)

dactylic hexameter (heroic hexameter)
dactyl (long, short, short) means "finger"
    [poetry tied to measurements of the body]
word "poetry" is a dactyl
waltz (threes) feel
ends with a spondee (two stressed)

24 books (book - lines)
1 - 444
2 - 434
3 - 497
4 - 847 (first four, collectively, the Telemachy)
5 - 493
6 - 331
7 - 347
8 - 586
9 - 566 (Cyclopeia)
10 - 574
11 - 640 (meeting spirits of dead, Nekuia)
12 - 454 (books 9-12, Apologoi, the "stories")
13 - 440
14 - 533
15 - 557
16 - 481
17 - 606
18 - 429
19 - 605
20 - 394
21 - 434
22 - 501 (Mnesterophonia, "slaughter of the suitors")
23 - 373
24 - 548 (possibly added by different poet?)

total = 12, 487 (- 548 = 11,939)
appr. 49 lines per block?