Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Space.—The accusative denotes the space or way over which an action is extended, and the measure of the space traversed.

ἄγειν (στρατιὰ_ν) στενὰ_ς ὁδούς to lead an army over narrow roads X. C. 1.6.43, ἐξελαύνει σταθμοὺς τρεῖς, παρασάγγα_ς εἴκοσι καὶ δύο he advances three stages, twenty-

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two parasangs X. A. 1.2.5, ἀπέχει ἡ Πλάταια τῶν Θηβῶν σταδίους ἑβδομήκοντα Plataea is seventy stades distant from Thebes T. 2.5.

a. This use is analogous to the cognate accusative after verbs of motion (ἐξόδους ἐξελθεῖν, πλεῖν θάλατταν).

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