Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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CONCORD OF PREDICATE SUBSTANTIVES 973

A predicate substantive agrees with its subject in case: Μιλτιάδης ἦν στρατηγός Miltiades was a general.

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974

A predicate substantive may agree in gender and number with its subject; but this is often impossible: τύχη τὰ θνητῶν πρά_γματα the affairs of mortals are chance Trag. frag. p. 782, πάντ' ἦν Ἀλέξανδρος Alexander was everything D. 23.120.

975

A predicate substantive or adjective agrees with the subject of the governing verb when the subject of the infinitive is omitted because it is the same as that of the governing verb ( cross937): οὐχ ὁμολογήσω ἄκλητος ἥκειν I shall not admit that I have come uninvited P. S. 174d, εἴπερ ἀξιοῦμεν ἐλεύθεροι εἶναι if indeed we claim to be free X. C. 8.1.4.

On the agreement of demonstrative and relative pronouns with a predicate substantive, see cross1239, cross2502 e.

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