modus.irrealis wrote:I'm probably wrong then about the frequency of the two cases, but the gen. was used in Attic Greek for place. There are a number of examples in Liddell & Scott.
yes, you're right, there are some instances of epi + gen. for place listed in the LSJ, most of them taken from Xenophon.
but I think epi + dat. was a far more common way for expressing location in Attic.