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Indicative in main clause without ἄν: condition

Syntactical Level

καὶ δὴ παρεῖκεν· εἶτα πῶς ἄνευ νεὼς σωθησόμεσθα;

‘’ (Eur. Hel. 1059-1060)

The indicative without ἄν, often preceded by καὶ δὴ (καί), sometimes signals a condition at the level of the main clause.

Example Sentences: 

εἶεν· καὶ δὴ τεθνᾶσι· τίς με δέξεται πόλις;

So be it. Now suppose they're dead, which city is going to adopt me? [provisional translation]

ἐξήμαρτέ τις ἄκων· συγγνώμην ἀντὶ τῆς τιμωρίας τούτῳ

Suppose someone makes an unintentional mistake. That person is more likely to be forgiven, rather than being retaliated against. [provisional translation]

{Ἀθηνᾶ} δέχου δὲ σύ.

{Χορός} καὶ δὴ δέδεγμαι· τίς δέ μοι τιμὴ μένει;

{Athena} Accept it. - {Choir} Suppose I accept it. What honour will I receive?

καὶ δὴ καλεῖ μετὰ τοῦθ’ ὁ ἄρχων.

Suppose that, after these things, the archont calls us. ֍