Sophoclea IV

Classical Quarterly 24 (3-4):154- (1930)
  Copy   BIBTEX


Since the time of Brunck there has been a more or less general acquiescence in his substitution of πνθμεθα for πνθομεθα, inasmuch as there is no obvious reason to be alleged in support of the optative. Campbell, it is true, found the optative more in accord with the feeling of the blind and weary Oedipus; but who will listen to this nowadays? Therefore it is the more surprising that Radermacher should retain the optative as expressing the eager wish to attain the goal, basing himself on J. M. Stahl's Syntax of the Greek Verb, p. 482. For Stahl, who admits the existence of certain exceptional instances to be justified in this sense, expressly excludes from the category this passage as well as El. 57 and 760, and seeks to limit the scope of his pronouncement to the writings of Aristophanes, Xenophon and the Orators—a curious combination



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 91,271

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Sophoclea.A. C. Pearson - 1920 - The Classical Review 34 (3-4):56-57.
Sophoclea III.A. C. Pearson - 1929 - Classical Quarterly 23 (3-4):164-.
Sophoclea.A. Y. Campbell - 1948 - Classical Quarterly 42 (3-4):102-.
Sophoclea.D. W. Lucas - 1958 - The Classical Review 8 (3-4):229-.
Sophoclea.M. A. Bayfield - 1901 - The Classical Review 15 (07):345-346.
Sophoclea.Arthur Platt - 1915 - Classical Quarterly 9 (02):82-.
Sophoclea.Hugh Lloyd-Jones - 1954 - Classical Quarterly 4 (1-2):91-.
Sophoclea: III. Antigone.Arthur Platt - 1910 - Classical Quarterly 4 (04):247-.


Added to PP

16 (#875,539)

6 months
1 (#1,520,257)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references