Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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1588 TERMINAL ACCUSATIVE (IN POETRY)

In poetry after verbs of motion the accusative may be used without a preposition to express the goal.

ἄστυ Καδμεῖον μολών having come to the city of Cadmus S. O. T. 35, πέμψομέν νιν Ἑλλάδα we will convey her to Greece E. Tro. 883. Of persons in Hom. (especially with ἱκνέομαι, ἵκω, ἱκά_νω = reach) and in the lyric parts of the drama: μνηστῆρας ἀφί_κετο came unto the suitors α 332. Cp. “arrived our coast”: Shakesp. In Hdt. 9.26 φαμὲν ἡμέας ἱκνέεσθαι means we declare that it befits us.

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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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