Prepositions with the accusative: standard of comparison AS OBLIGATORY COMPLEMENT

οὐδενὶ πλείω ἀγαθὰ ὑπάρχει πρὸς τὸ φιλοσοφῆσαι

Nobody possesses anything greater and better than philosophy.

The prepositions παρά and πρός with the accusative signal a standard of comparison.

Historical background

In Koine (though not in earlier or later Greek) ὑπέρ can also indicate the standard of comparison.

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