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De Corona 51

Postby vir litterarum » Sat Jan 17, 2009 8:35 am

εἰ μὴ καὶ τοὺς θεριστὰς καὶ τοὺς ἄλλο τι μισθοῦ πράττοντας φίλους καὶ ξένους δεῖ καλεῖν τῶν μισθωσαμένων.

Just a question concerning style here. Was a construction like ἄλλο τι μισθοῦ, as opposed to ἄλλον τινὰ μισθὸν, common in earlier Greek prose, or is this a development in later Greek style? I don't remember seeing an appositional genitive with ἄλλο τι before.
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Re: De Corona 51

Postby Swth\r » Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:31 pm

I guess "μισθου" is a genitive of value. See Smyth 1372 :wink:
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