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addendum:Polybius 2,56,14 & n.re.inceptive
- To: B-GREEK@virginia.edu
- Subject: addendum:Polybius 2,56,14 & n.re.inceptive
- From: BTHURMAN@unca.edu
- Date: Wed, 14 May 1997 16:17:24 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: University of North Carolina at Asheville
I looked the passage up and decided to add that the antecedent of the touto has
to be the tuntec0ai = typtesthae of the preceding sentence.
Quick Note regarding so-called Inceptive Imperfects.
The choice of "began to ..." as a translation often seems to put so much
emphasis on the initiation of the process that, rather than be equivalent to
the inclusion of a beginning, it becomes an exclusion of the continuation. I
don't want to enter the discussion, because the terminology has become
bearded bill of asheville <firstname.lastname@example.org>
unca not having approved either whom or thereof.