This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
The dative of interest (including “advantage or disadvantage”) is very common; it is often found where the English idiom requires a possessive adjective or noun. E. g. A 55, “τῷ γὰρ ἐπὶ φρεσὶ θῆκε θεα?”, ‘the goddess laid it on his heart’ (‘on the heart for him’). A 104, “ὄσσε δέ οἱ”, ‘and his eyes.’ A 188, “οἷ ἦτορ”, ‘his heart.’
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.