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A caesura that was almost always avoided by the Greek epic poets is the feminine caesura of the fourth foot. But compare B 479,

Ἄρεϊ δὲ ζώνην, στέρνον δὲ Ποσειδάωνι”, -uu - -- | -- u u---u.

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