The Works of Plato; A New and Literal Version, Chiefly from the Text of Stallbaum Volume 5

The Works of Plato; A New and Literal Version, Chiefly from the Text of Stallbaum Volume 5

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...suggestion, that Ti has dropt out before iraBwv, although iraBuv Ti is generally an euphemism for " to die." 3In the formula ilirov, oirep upijca, there is not elsewhere found vvv. See a host of examples collected by Abresch and Blomfield on Agam. 67, to which I could add as many more. - In vi. II. wages to reside as strangers, and to teach every one, who frequents their school, the learning that relates to war, and likewise to music; not only the youth, who comes to school, because his father wishes it, but him too who, because (his father) does not (wish), neglects his education, but, as the saying is,1 every man and boy must by compulsion be instructed as well as they can, since they belong rather to the state than their parents. The very same things my law would mention relating to females, as it does to males. 2 (For) it it is meet2 to exercise equally the females likewise. And I should fear to say respecting this subject of horsemanship and gymnastics, that they are becoming indeed to men, but not to women. For by hearing stories of the olden time have I been persuaded. And even at present, I know that there are, so to say,3 countless myriads of women about Pontus, whom they call Sauromatides,4 on whom there has been enjoined an exercise in common with, and perhaps equal to, that of men not only upon horses, but in bows likewise, and in the rest of arms. But I have, moreover, a reason for this, of some such kind as this. I say then, that if it is possible for these things to happen in this manner, of all things is that, which now takes place in our countries, the most silly, in the men not pursuing all together, and with all their might, and with one mind, the same pursuits as the women. For thus the whole state is and...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236585547