The Republic of Plato; Books I.-V.

The Republic of Plato; Books I.-V.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...without, is not uncommon. Cp. 378d, Sea/xol inri vltos, and for more parallels see Stallb. Here it is helped out by the verb diroTcfrowri. ircuSas yap ira(8ov. Plato no doubt has in his mind the original passage in Hesiod, Works and Days, 280, etc., avdpm b" ivopKov fever) juerbmaBev d/UeiVw, and the well-known story told in Herod, vi. 86, about Glaucus, son of Epicydes, and the oracle given to him from Delphi, ending with the line just quoted. The Scholiast has already noted this. Cp. Psalm xxxvii. especially v. 22 et seqq. els iri)XSv...Kal Koo-kivw iiSup. Special allusion to Tantalus and to the Danaids, Qorg. 493b. For irijkbv cp. Phaedo p. 69c; Cicero ap. Lact. iii. 19, 6, "sceleribus contaminates in coeno iacere docuerent"; Ar. San. 146, etc. 364a. 8; tvbs o-rduaTos. Uno ore. cvxepus. "Glibly," "prompte ac parate, facile ac libenter."--St. B. d-yipTtu, especially mendicant soothsayers who go round AyetpovTes "collecting." The best commentary on such is to be found in the fragment of Ennuis' Telamo. Cp. also Soph. 0. T. 388, Aesch. Ag. 1195 and 1273. c. (lT(...i4vTt. Platonic laxity of consecution. f3dtl/eiv. Par. A has pAf/ei, which might very well be kept, following on i0ty. 'He shall (they say).' Bdpetv, which, though found in at least one ms., has only the value of a correction, is preferred by the editors. Muretus conjectures p&j/ai. If we are to correct to the infinite /SXactv, the future is regular after Sivavrax, and so here after irapa cr(pln dijvafits iari. See Stallb. eircrynyyais. Spells, literally ' inducing spells.' KaTaSlo-pois. Constraining spells, defixiones magicae. In Laws, p. 933a, we find the form raraSAreis. Both mean the binding or laying of a hated enemy under a spell or...
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