previous next

546. In all the cases of ὥς τε the pronominal article οἱ or τούς precedes, referring to the subject or object of the antecedent clause. E.g. Οἳ δ᾽, ὥς τ᾽ ἀμητῆρες ἐναντίοι ἀλλήλοισιν ὄγμον ἐλαύνωσιν, ὣς Τρῶες καὶ Ἀχαιοὶ ἐπ̓ ἀλλήλοισι θορόντες δῄουν, and they,—as reapers against each other drive their swaths,— so did Trojans and Achaeans leap upon each other and destroy. Il. xi. 67.So Il. xii. 167, Il. xv. 323; Od. xxii. 302.

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: