The Olympian and Pythian Odes; With an Introductory Essay, Notes and Indexes

The Olympian and Pythian Odes; With an Introductory Essay, Notes and Indexes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... Pindar doubtless for its antique la-'M1 sound, it was soon to disappear from classical poets""' ry. That he had no feeling for its original signification is shown by the fact that he never employs it in its temporal sense.' 'o'centspa occurs eleven times, oln; three times, 6;; iiv once, b'1rwg once, m'1 four times, 7/a, " in order that," never. For 1119 eiv see 0. 7, 42; Zivrwg (N. 3, 62) has been needlessly attacked. The sequence is regular, principal tenses being followed by the subj., historical tenses by the opt.--a rule fixed by Homer. The two exceptions are easily explained. P. 4, 92: i$centspa... e'parar is good for all time, O. 7, 13: xarefiav is an aorist used as a perfect, the perfect form being regularly used as a present.' Remarkable for its narrow range and its sharpness is PinC,, m0, 1 dar's treatment of the conditional sentence.' The s"'"""" most striking feature is the predominance of the logical hypothesis, the indicative in protasis, the indicative or equivalent in apodosis. This form outnumbers far all the others put together. It is largely a mere formal condition. It is based on what the poet knows or sees. Sometimes it is generic (see 0. 11 10, 4), but it almost always has in view a particular illustration of the principle involved. ' American Journal of Philology, W. p. 419. ' See WEBER, Entwickdungsgeschichte der Absichtssiitze, p. 72; American Journal of Philology, IV. p. 431. ' American Journal of Philology, IV. p. 429 (note). ' For details see American Journal of Philology, III. pp. 434-446. The generic condition proper is put in the old form of this hypothesis, 51 with the s
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