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Iliad 3:181 to/n

Postby Bert » Mon Sep 05, 2005 8:05 pm

[face=SPIonic]w(\j fa/to, to\n d' o( ge/rwn h)ga/ssato fw/nhse/n te:[/face]
What is the function of the acc. to/n in this line.
I can't get it to agree with anything.
As refering to Priam does not work for he is the subject, and as refering to Helen does not work because she is not masc.
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Postby Thucydides » Tue Sep 06, 2005 5:03 pm

Refers to Agamemnon whom Helen mentions in line 178.
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Postby Bert » Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:27 am

Thank you.
I understand now that I looked up [face=SPIonic]a)/gamai [/face] in a lexicon.
It is a transitive verb. Admire him, be amazed at him.
First I took it as simply; he was amazed.
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