Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Hysteron Proteron (ὕστερον πρότερον later earlier) is an arrangement reversing the natural order of time in which events occur. It is used when an event, later in time, is regarded as more important than one earlier in time.

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τράφεν ἠδὲ γένοντο were bred and born A 251 (so τροφὴ καὶ γένεσις X. M. 3.5.10; cp. “for I was bred and born”: Shakespeare), εἵματά τ' ἀμφιέσα_σα θυώδεα καὶ λούσα_σα having put on fragrant robes and washed ε 264.

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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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