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The form ἐποῖκαν in The Chronicle of Morea

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The form ἐποῖκαν in The Chronicle of Morea

Postby ἑκηβόλος » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:54 am

In the Greek version of the the Chronicle of Morea, the form ἐποῖκαν shows up numerous times, for example in section '113.
Αὐτὸν καὶ μόνον πόλεμον ἐποῖκαν οἱ Ρωμαῖοι
εἰς τὸν καιρὸν ποῦ ἐκέρδισαν οἱ Φράγκοι τὸν Μορέαν.


Is there precedent in the Peloponnesian dialects of the classical era for the morphology of ἐποῖκαν? Or is it simply a later analogous development along the lines of ἔδωκαν?

cf. Section '14
τὴν δύναμίν τους τοῦ ἔδωκαν κ᾿ ὑπόσχεσιν τοῦ ἐποῖκαν,
τὸ ὅσον ποιήσῃ νὰ στερχτοῦν, νὰ τὸ ἔχουσιν πληρώνει.


At this stage of the language, or in this dialect region, was there an actual difference in meaning between this tense of ἐποῖκαν and the ἐποίησαν, which is found in say section '180?
κι ἀφότου εὐλογήθησαν κ᾿ ἐποίησαν τὴν χαράν τους,
τὰ κάτεργα τοῦ βασιλέως ἐστράφησαν στὴν Πόλιν.
The child is the father of the man.
(W.W., 1802)
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Re: The form ἐποῖκαν in The Chronicle of Morea

Postby Markos » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:06 pm

ΤΟ ΧΡΟΝΙΚΟΝ ΤΟΥ ΜΟΡΕΩΣ wrote:Αὐτὸν καὶ μόνον πόλεμον ἐποῖκαν οἱ Ρωμαῖοι...

ἐποίησαν + πεποιήκασιν --> ἐποῖκαν

πρβλ:
ΤΟ ΧΡΟΝΙΚΟΝ ΤΟΥ ΜΟΡΕΩΣ wrote:οἵτινες ἐδουλεύασιν ἐκεῖ τὸν ἅγιον τάφον...

ἐδούλευσαν + δεδουλεύκασιν --> ἐδουλεύασιν

= ἡ δυσμορφολογία :lol:
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