A School Grammar of Attic Greek

Thomas Dwight Goodell


589. A Participle may agree with a genitive which is not dependent on any other word; the two are then in the Genitive Absolute:

a. Ἐκών willing and ἄκων unwilling are treated as participles:

Ἄ̄κοντος ἀπιὼν Κῡ́ρου
going away without Cyrusʼs consent (Cyrus unwilling)
Xen. Anabasis 1.3.17


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