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521. kai\ to/n, kai\ th/n.

In Attic prose “καὶ τόν, καὶ τήν” are used in oratio obliqua where “καὶ ὅς, καὶ ” (see 522) would be used in oratio recta. In poetry and in HERODOTUS, the use is not limited to oratio obliqua.

ἔφη γὰρ . . . ἐρέσθαι αὐτὸν ὀ̔ποι ἴοι . . . καὶ τὸν εἰπεῖν ὅτι ἐπὶ δεῖπνον”, PLATO, Conv. 174A; He said that he asked him whither he was going and he made answer, To a banquet.

PLATO, Conv. 174A (see above).

XEN. An. No example. (See Joost, Sprachgebr. Xenophons in der Anabasis, p. 61.) Cyr. 1.3.9:καὶ τὸν κελεῦσαι δοῦναι” . 4.2.13:καὶ τὸν ἀποκρίνασθαι λέγεται” .

HDT.1.24:καὶ τοῖσι ἐσελθεῖν . . . ἡδονήν. 86: καὶ τοὺς . . . ἐπειρωτᾶν. 2.162: καὶ τῷ . . . ἐγίνετο. 4.5: καὶ τῶν . . . καὶ τόν. 9: καὶ τὸν . . . ἐθέλειν. 6.61: καὶ τὴν φράσαι. 8.88: καὶ τόν . . . καὶ τούς”.

SOPH. O. C. 1699:ὁπότε γε καὶ τὸν ἐν χεροῖν κατεῖχον” .

AESCHYL. Eum. 174:καὶ τὸν οὐκ ἐκλύσεται”.

PIND. I. 7(8), 15: “ἰατὰ δ᾽ ἔστι βροτοῖς σύν γ᾽ ἐλευθερίᾳ καὶ τά”.

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