[b-greek] Re: PEPOIHKEI

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Sun Sep 09 2001 - 12:02:14 EDT

At 11:12 AM -0400 9/9/01, Bart Ehrman wrote:
> There's a contrary to fact condition in Hippolytus of Rome's Refutatio
>omn. haer. VII.34.2, the protasis of which is : EI GAR KAI hETROS TIS
> I'm wondering about the PEPOIHKEI and am drawing a blank. It's the
>pluperfect ending but there's no augment on the reduplication. I can't
>seem to track down the unaugmented form anywhere. Seems like I'm missing
>something obvious. Anyone know?

Bart, it's quite common for the augment to be dropped in Koine pluperfects,
particular in words of more than two syllables; cf. BDF #66; ATR p. 1211#10.

Carl W. Conrad
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