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ὡς μὴ ἔδει -> unnecessarily;
« on: 26 Apr, 2018, 13:38:59 »
"ως μη έδει" -> unnecessarily;
"ὡς μὴ ἔδει"
« Last Edit: 26 Apr, 2018, 14:39:42 by billberg23 »


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Re: ὡς μὴ ἔδει -> unnecessarily;
« Reply #1 on: 29 Apr, 2018, 01:33:09 »
Not sure how ancient this expression is.  No trace of it in the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae.  The normal expression for "unnecessarily" (= "there being no need") in ancient Greek is οὐδὲν δέον.
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