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176. Impersonal passive of verbs governing an oblique case.

The impersonal construction which is the rule in Latin is rare in Greek.

ANTIPHON, 1.31: “ἐμοὶ μὲν οὖν δεδιήγηται καὶ βεβοήθηται τῷ <τε> τεθνεῶτι καὶ τῷ νόμῳ”. Ibid. 2 “β” 13: “ἐφ᾽ οἷς κατηγορεῖταί μου” (v. l. “κατηγορεῖτε”).

XEN. Vect. 1.1: “νομίζων, εἰ τοῦτο γένοιτο, . . . τῇ . . . πενίᾳ αὐτῶν ἐπικεκουρῆσθαι ἄν”.

THUC.5.49.2:ἀντέλεγον μὴ δικαίως σφῶν καταδεδικάσθαι”, They maintained that they had not been justly condemned, but “καταδεδ”. is probably middle: they had not justly condemned them. See Classen.

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