ὁ μηδὲν εἰδὼς = ὅστις μηδὲν ᾔδη, “I, a man who knew nothing,” the generic μή, here with concessive force, —“though I knew nothing, I silenced her” （qui nihil scirem, vici tamen）. So in Dem. 19.31 the generic μή has a causal force: ἡ βουλὴ δέ, ἡ μὴ κωλυθεῖσα ἀκοῦσαι τἀληθῆ παρ᾽ ἐμοῦ, οὔτ᾽ ἐπῄνεσε τούτους, κ.τ.λ. （“the senate, a body which had not been prevented.” etc.）. See Whitelaw in Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc., 1886, p. 17. Cp. 638, 875, 1019.
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