Sophia says: Notice different uses of the article

Sophia says: Notice different uses of the article
The article is used in a variety of ways:

Instead of a possessive adjective – αγει την στρατιαν – He leads his army
With nouns denoting a class – ‛οι ποιηται – Poets
With abstract nouns – ‛η ελπις – Hope
With names of persons and places – ‛αι Αθηναι – Athens
With a participle (where English might use a relative clause) – ου τιμωμεν τους φευγοντας – We do not honour those who flee

Sophia the donkey

Sophia the donkey

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