Infinitives (Syntax)
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The infinitive that we are familiar with from Ancient Greek classical literature represents a later stage of development, not the original state of affairs. In early Greek, we can observe the characteristic tendency for the infinitive to…

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Ioannis Fykias, “Infinitives (Syntax)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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