Aristotle, Physics Γ 1, 201a31 sq.
To be brazen. But why is the adj. in the dative?
οὐ γὰρ τὸ αὐτὸ τὸ χαλκῷ εἶναι καὶ δυνάμει τινί [κινητῷ],
for it is not the same to be brazen and to be in some potentiality.
Or is it “in bronze”?---Is there a dativus materiae?