[b-greek] Re: Participle/Finite Verb constituent order (again!)

From: clayton stirling bartholomew (c.s.bartholomew@worldnet.att.net)
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 19:59:50 EDT

on 07/19/00 2:47 PM, Carl W. Conrad wrote:

> It seems to me that the participle AGWN here, following as it does the verb
> hEISEN, is circumstantial and in this instance explains HOW Agamemnon got
> Chryseis onto the ship


Does this mean that circumstantial participles can follow the main verb as a
general rule? Or is there some particular reason why we should treat this
like an exception to the normal constituent order?

Many thanks for the the kind of answer we have all learned to expect from


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