From: Carl W. Conrad (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 17 2001 - 11:34:13 EST
At 10:21 AM -0800 3/17/01, Jon D. Boyd wrote:
>hOITINES OUK EPISTASQE TO THS AURION POIA hH ZWH hUMWN: ATMIS GAR ESTE hH
>PROS OLIGON FAINOMENH, EPEITA KAI AFANIZOMENH.
>I'm wondering how we should understand the words TO THS AURION.
>Obviously, we need to supply some words. Most English translations
>translate it as, "what will happen tomorrow," or something similar. Could
>we could understand TO THS AURION as "the [outcome] of tommorow"? Any
I think you should realize how unspecific this phrasing is: as if in
English oen were to say, "the matter of tomorrow." Moreover, since this is
the object of OUK EPISTASQE, the indefiniteness is all the greater: I think
you could as easily paraphrase hOITINES OUK EPISTASQE TO THS AURION as "for
whom tomorrow is an unknown factor ..."
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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