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610. 1. Ἐφ᾽ and ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε, on condition that, for the purpose of, take the infinitive, like ὥστε in some of its senses. E.g. Εἶπεν ὅτι σπείσασθαι βούλοιτο, ἐφ᾽ μήτε αὐτὸς τοὺς Ἕλληνας ἀδικεῖν μήτε ἐκείνους καίειν τὰς οἰκίας, λαμβάνειν τε τἀπιτήδεια ὅσων δέοιντο. XEN. An. iv. 4, 6. Πῶς ἂν οὗτος ἐθέλοι τὰ ἀλλότρια ἀποστερεῖν ἐφ᾽ κακόδοξος εἶναι; Ag. iv. 1. Ἀφίεμέν σε, ἐπὶ τούτῳ μέντοι, ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε μηκέτι φιλοσοφεῖν, “on condition that you will no longer be a philosopher.” PLAT. Ap. 29 C. Αἱρεθέντες ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε ξυγγράψαι νόμους, καθ᾽ οὕστινας πολιτεύσοιντο, “for the purpose of compiling laws.” XEN. Hell. ii. 3, 11. (For πολιτεύσοιντο, see 574.) Διωμολογήθη αὐτῷ ἀποσταλήσεσθαι Ἀθήναζε τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦ ἑκάστου μνᾶς εἴκοσι, ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε βοηθήσειν τοῖς Ἀμφισσεῦσιν. AESCHIN. iii. 114. (For the future infinitive, see 113.)

2. Herodotus and Thucydides sometimes have ἐφ᾽ or ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε, on condition that, with the future indicative. E.g. Ἐπὶ τούτῳ δὲ ὑπεξίσταμαι τῆς ἀρχῆς, ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε ὑπ᾽ οὐδενὸς ὑμέων ἄρξομαι, I withdraw upon this condition, that I shall be ruled by none of you. HDT. iii. 83. Τούτοισι δ᾽ ὦν πίσυνος ἐὼν κατήγαγε, ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε οἱ ἀπόγονοι αὐτοῦ ἱροφάνται τῶν θεῶν ἔσονται. Id. vii. 153. Καὶ τὴν Βοιωτίαν ἐξέλιπον Ἀθηναῖοι πᾶσαν, σπονδὰς ποιησάμενοι ἐφ᾽ τοὺς ἄνδρας κομιοῦνται. THUC. i. 113. Ξυνέβησαν ἐφ᾽ ᾧτε ἐξίασιν ἐκ Πελοποννήσου ὑπόσπονδοι καὶ μηδέποτε ἐπιβήσονται αὐτῆς, they made an agreement with the condition that they should depart from Peloponnesus under truce, and never again set foot in it. Id. i. 103.

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