Dative: time frame as satellite

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μιᾷ νυκτὶ οἱ πλεῖστοι περιεκόπησαν τὰ πρόσωπα

In één nacht werden de meeste gezichten (d.i. van de hermen) verminkt.


The dative signals a time frame as a satellite

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ἃ γὰρ ἔδοτε τοῖς ἡμετέροις ἐχθροῖς ἐν ἔτεσι δύο ἔδοτε δὲ φόρους δέκα ἐτῶν, ταῦτα λαβεῖν ἀρκέσει μόνα, ἀλλ’ ἑνὶ ἔτει· ἐπείγουσι γὰρ αἱ χρεῖαι

What you have given to your enemies in two years and what you have given as pay for ten years - it will be enough for you to receive that alone, but then in one year; for necessity is pressing us.