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660. e(/kastos.

A substantive qualified by “ἕκαστος” regularly takes the article in prose, but in prepositional and genitive expressions of time it is freely omitted. Isocrates seems never to have omitted the article.

ἐπεὶ δὲ φῶς ἐγένετο, ἦγεν ἕκαστος στρατηγὸς τὸν αὑτοῦ λόχον ἐπὶ κώμην”, XEN. An. 6.3.2; When it got light, each of the generals led his own company to attack one of the villages.ἐγένοντο μὲν λόχοι . . . ἀμφὶ τοὺς ὀγδοήκοντα, δὲ λόχος ἕκαστος σχεδὸν εἰς τοὺς ἑκατόν”, Ibid. 4.8.15; There were about eighty companies, each company averaging about a hundred men.καθ᾽ ἑκάστην τὴν ἡμέραν”, ISOC.4.78.κατὰ τὴν ἡμέραν ἑκάστηνISOC., 2.9. καθ̓ ἑκάστην ἡμέραν”, XEN. Hell. 2.1.27. “καθ᾽ ἡμέραν ἑκάστην”, THUC.2.85.4.

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