Genitive absolute in 1:301

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Genitive absolute in 1:301

Post by Bert » Mon Dec 27, 2004 4:18 pm

The note in Pharr about line 301 led me to believe that ἀέκοντος ἐμεῖο is a genitive absolute. However there is no participle, just an adjective and a pronoun. Do we have to assume the participle, maybe ἔοντος, or does a genitive absolute not always get a participle?[face=Arial][/face]

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Post by Paul » Mon Dec 27, 2004 4:56 pm

Hi Bert,

Chantraine says that ἑκών is an 'old participle'. ἀέκων is its negative form.

Note also the attested feminine participial form ἀέκουσα.

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Paul

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