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ἀτάρ [α^τα^], Ep. also αὐτάρ (q.v.);
A.ἀϝυτάρIG1.477:—Conj., but, nevertheless, marking a strong contrast; freq. in Hom. to introduce an objection or correction, Il.1.506, etc.; in form of a question, E.Hec. 258, X. ll. cc. infr., etc. it begins a sentence or clause, and, in apostrophe, is placed after the voc., Ἕκτορ, . που ἔφης truly thou didst say, Il.22.331; “Ἕκτορ, . σύ μοί ἐσσι πατήρ . . ἀλλ᾽ ἄγε νῦν ἐλέαιρε6.429; γε is freq. added, with a word between, 16.573, E.Med.84: . sts. answers to μέν, more emphatic than δέ, Il.21.41, Od.3.298, Hdt. 6.133, al.; “ἀεὶ μὲν δὴ . . ἀτὰρ οὖν καὶ τότεPl.R.367e, cf. Prt.335d, Tht. 172c; “πῶς παισὶ μὲν πληθύεις ἀτὰρ . . οὐ πέμπεις τινά;S.Tr.54, cf. Pl. Sph.225c: sts. after ἐπειδή, when it may be translated then, Il.12.144; ἀτὰρ ἠδέ is peculiar to Aret.,SD1.9, al.
2. freq. in Pl. and Trag. to mark a rapid transition to another thought, A.Pr.343, S. OT1052, Pl.Phdr.227b, etc.; “ἀτὰρ δήE.Tr.63 (also later, Eus.Mynd. 63).
3. without real contrast, “μὰψ ἀτὰρ οὐ κατὰ κόσμονIl.2.214, cf. 3.268,270, etc.—More freq. in Poetry (esp. Ep.) than in Prose, though found in Pl., Tht.142d, X.Cyr.1.6.9, An.4.6.14, etc.: also in Com., Cratin.188.
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