vir litterarum wrote:That's how I originally took it, but one of my professors was convinced that τὸν ἀντίδικον σύμβουλον was the subject of ποιήσασθαι, with ἀντίδικον being adjectival. He asserted that "ποιήσασθαι + περὶ" could be used in the sense "to make a big deal about...," but I could not find any such usage in LSJ.
My only question about your translation is why "emon" would not be used with ἀντίδικον here. I know the article can be used for the possessive, but it seems that in this context "emon" should be present.
. I think he was just mistakenly thinking of this idiom.What your professor said concerns the phrase "περὶ πολλοῦ ποιοῦμαι, περὶ πλείονος ποιοῦμαι, περὶ πλείστου ποιοῦμαι" (or with "ἡγοῦμαι" perhaps instead)...
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