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149. The aorist participle loses its reference to past time also in the peculiar construction in which the participle with its noun has the force of the infinitive with its subject; as μετὰ Συρακούσας οἰκισθείσας, after the founding of Syracuse (= μετὰ τὸ Συρακούσας οἰκισθῆναι), THUC. vi. 3.See examples in 829 (b).

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