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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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