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Constantinus Philo
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5., 5., 26

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τήν τε γὰρ χώραν, ἔφη, ἐγὼ ἂν τὴν σὴν ἐβουλόμην τῇ ἐμῇ δυνάμει μείζω ποιεῖν μᾶλλον ἢ τὴν ἐμὴν ὑπὸ σοῦ ὁρᾶν οὕτως αὐξανομένην:Is τήν τε γὰρ χώραν just an acc of direct object put forward in some rhet figure or is it something different, like an acc of respect or something?
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τήν τε γὰρ χώραν is fronted. It's picked up by τὴν σὴν.

τήν . . . χώραν . . . τὴν σὴν . . .
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