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[*] 55. The aorist of verbs which denote a state or condition generally expresses the entrance into that state or condition. E.g. Βασιλεύω, I am king, ἐβασίλευσα, I became king; ἄρχω, I hold office, ἦρξα, I took office; πλουτῶ, ἐπλούτησα, I became rich. “Τῇ ἀληθείᾳ συνῴκει καὶ οὐδέπω καὶ τήμερον ἀπολέλοιπεν: ἀλλὰ παρὰ ζῶντος Τιμοκράτους ἐκείνῳ συνῴκησε,” “she was his wife in good faith, and has not yet even to this day been divorced; but she went to live with him from Timocrates while T. was still living.” DEM. XXX. 33.
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