previous next

[199] ἐπ᾽ ... ἔρχεται for the adverbial ἐπί separated from ἔρχεται, cp. Soph. OC 1777μηδ᾽ ἐπὶ πλείω θρῆνον ἐγείρετε.” This is “tmesis” in the larger sense: tmesis proper is when the prep. is essential to the sense of the verb: Hom. Il. 8.108οὔς ποτ᾽ ἀπ᾽ Αἰνείαν ἑλόμην” = οὓς ἀφειλόμην Αἰνείαν: cp. Monro H. G. sect. 176.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: