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1322. The genitive of an explicit word may explain the meaning of a more general word.

Ἰ_λίου πόλις E 642, as urbs Romae, ““ἄελλαι παντοίων ἀνέμωνblasts formed of winds of every sortε 292. This construction is chiefly poetic, but in prose we find ὑὸς μέγα χρῆμα a monster (great affair, 1294) of a boar Hdt. 1.36, ““τὸ ὄρος τῆς ἸστώνηςMt. IstoneT. 4.46 (very rare, 1142 c). An articular infinitive in the genitive often defines the application of a substantive: ““ἀμαθία_ τοῦ οἴεσθαι εἰδέναι α: οὐκ οἶδενthe ignorance of thinking one knows what one does not knowP. A. 29b.

a. But with ὄνομα the person or thing named is usually in apposition to ὄνομα: ““τῷ δὲ νεωτάτῳ ἐθέμην ὄνομα ΚαλλίστρατονI gave the youngest the name CallistratusD. 43.74.


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