A School Grammar of Attic Greek

Thomas Dwight Goodell

COMPLEX SENTENCES/ Ὅς and Ὅστις Clauses

612. The Relative Pronoun ὅς (213) connects its clause with some noun or pronoun, and has its own construction in the subordinate clause. (So of its compounds ὅσπερ, ὅστις, etc.)

a. The connecting force of ὅς may be no stronger than that of a demonstrative. The ὅς clause is then really independent.
When clearly subordinate, the ὅς clause often precedes the leading clause, or may be included within it.

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