Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The genitive of a substantive limiting the meaning of another substantive may take any one of four positions:—

a. τὸ τοῦ πατρὸς βιβλίον the father's book (very common). Thus, ἡ τῶν τεθνεώτων ἀρετή the valour of the dead L. 12.36.

b. τὸ βιβλίον τὸ τοῦ πατρός (less common). Thus, ἡ οἰκία_ ἡ Σίμωνος the house of Simon L. 3.32.

c. τοῦ πατρὸς τὸ βιβλίον (to emphasize the genitive or when a genitive has just preceded). Thus, τῆς ϝί_κης τὸ μέγεθος the greatness of the victory X. H. 6.4.19.

d. τὸ βιβλίον τοῦ πατρός (very common). Thus, ἡ τόλμα τῶν λεγόντων the effrontery of the speakers L. 12.41. The genitive of the divided whole ( cross1306) is so placed or as in c.

N. 1.—A substantive with no article is sometimes followed by the article and the attributive genitive: ἐπὶ σκηνὴν ἰόντες τὴν Ξενοφῶντος going to the tent (namely, that) of Xenophon X. A. 6.4.19. Cp. cross1159.

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