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1105. The demonstrative , , τό is used as a relative pronoun in Homer only when the antecedent is definite (cp. that): τεύχεα δ᾽ ἐξενάριξε, τά οἱ πόρε χάλκεος Ἄρης he stripped off the arms that brazen Ares had given him H 146. The tragic poets use only the forms in τ-, and chiefly to avoid hiatus or to produce position: ““κτείνουσα τοὺς οὐ χρὴ κτανεῖνslaying those whom it is not right to slayE. And. 810. ( ὅς E. Hipp. 525.) On the use in Herodotus, see 338 D. 3.

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