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543. Use of article in complex of name of god and epithet.

When an epithet is added to the name of a god, both take the article or neither (fixity of religious phrases the world over).1

τοῦ Διὸς τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου”, THUC.2.15.4.Διὶ ἐλευθερίῳTHUC., 2.71.2.

1 For the usage of the ISS, see Meisterhans3, § 86.3 and 4.

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