<br />"but be confident that he (Miltiades) would be (futurum esse : future infinitive of ESSE) such as they juged that he had been known (recognized)" (i.e. Miltiades' qualities would not change anymore)<br /><br /><br />but be confident his future would be such as they judged,<br />
<br /><br />cognitum (ESSE implied) perfect infinitive passive of COGNOSCO, in an infinitive clause being direct object of iudicarunt., the subject EUM (= Miltiadem) is also implied.<br />I'm not all sure how cognitum fits in. Any suggestions?
<br /><br />It is optional but highly recommended to students.<br /><br /><br />Is idque Lemnii sua sponte facerent an indirect command after postulasset? If it is, shouldn't there be an ut, or is that optional?
<br /><br />Id si factum esset... dimicari is a "free" indirect discourse (without expression of an introductory verb) : <br />factum esset replaces a factum erit (future perfect) of the direct discourse : "if this will have been done, it will bring courage...".<br /><br />Why factum esset? I would have expected fieret as happening after the nitebatur.<br />