Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Sun Sep 9 12:02:14 EDT 2001

At 11:12 AM -0400 9/9/01, Bart Ehrman wrote:
>   There's a contrary to fact condition in Hippolytus of Rome's Refutatio
>omn. haer. VII.34.2, the protasis of which is : EI GAR KAI hETROS TIS
>   I'm wondering about the PEPOIHKEI and am drawing a blank.  It's the
>pluperfect ending but there's no augment on the reduplication.  I can't
>seem to track down the unaugmented form anywhere.  Seems like I'm missing
>something obvious.  Anyone know?

Bart, it's quite common for the augment to be dropped in Koine pluperfects,
particular in words of more than two syllables; cf. BDF #66; ATR p. 1211#10.

Carl W. Conrad
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