Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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In referring to himself in letters a man may use his own name in the nominative, either in apposition to the first person contained in the verb ( cross976), or as subject of a verb in the third person: Θεμιστοκλῆς ἥκω παρὰ σέ I, Themistocles, have come to you T. 1.137, Ἀρταξέρξης νομίζει Artaxerxes thinks X. H. 5.1.31.

a. A speaker referring to himself in the third person usually soon reverts to the first person (D. 18.79).

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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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