Re: The Pindaric construction

From: Steven Craig Miller (
Date: Wed Oct 13 1999 - 12:59:00 EDT

To: Carl W. Conrad,

<< I note that Smyth limits "Pindaric construction" pretty much to poetry
and to 3rd singular forms of EIMI and GINOMAI. I think it's questionable
whether this sort of poetic convention impacts upon these particular Koine
instances. >>

I had noticed that, but Robertson seems to use "Pindaric construction" for
compound subjects with a verb in the singular (404-405). See also Moulton
(1:58, 234).

-Steven Craig Miller (

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