Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Anticipatory Subjunctive (Homeric Subjunctive).—In Homer the subjunctive is often closely akin to the future indicative, and refers by anticipation to a future event (negative οὐ): οὐ γάρ πω τοίους ἴδον ἀ_νέρας, οὐδὲ ἴδωμαι for never yet saw I such men, nor shall I see them A 262, καί νύ τις ὧδ' εἴπῃσι and one will say ξ 275. ἄν (κέν) usually limits this subjunctive in Hom. ( cross1813).

a. This futural subjunctive is retained in Attic only in subordinate clauses ( cross2327), and in τί πάθω ( cross1811).

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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