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[*] 164. Herodotus sometimes uses the iterative forms in -σκον and -σκόμην with ἄν in the construction of 162. He uses this form of the aorist in only two passages, in both with ἄν. E.g. “Φοιτέουσα κλαίεσκε ἂν καὶ ὀδυρέσκετο.” iii. 119 . “Ἐς τούτους ὅκως ἔλθοι ὁ Σκύλης, τὴν μὲν στρατιὴν καταλείπεσκε ἐν τῷ προαστείῳ, αὐτὸς δὲ ὅκως ἔλθοι ἐς τὸ τεῖχος, λάβεσκε ἂν Ἑλληνίδα ἐσθῆτα.” iv. 78 . So “λάβεσκον ἄν,” iv. 130 . See Krüger, II. § 53, 10, 5.
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