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Dickey, E. ORCID: (2020) Apodidomi. M. Aberson, F. Dell’ Oro, M. de Vaan, and A. Viredaz (edd.), [vø:rtǝr]: Mélanges de linguistique, de philologie et d’histoire ancienne offerts à Rudolf Wachter. pp. 27-32.

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The ancient Greek verb ἀποδίδωμι 'give back' has an unusual usage in the Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana. This paper argues that it means 'demonstrate that one has successfully completed a school assignment', that this was a technical term in the field of education, and that this meaning was transferred to ἀποδίδωμι from its Latin equivalent, 'reddo'.

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