do not blame.”） Wherefore the Corinthians imagined
themselves insulted by Simonides, when he wrote,
Ilium does not blame the
Iliad Glaucus, a Corinthian, is described as
an ally of the Trojans. Simonides meant to praise, but the
Corinthians were suspicious and thought his words were meant
satirically, in accordance with the view just expressed by
Aristotle. The Simonides referred to is Simonides of Ceos （Frag. 50,
P.L.G. 3, where the line is differently
given）. Aristotle is evidently quoting from memory, as
he often does, although not always accurately.
And that which one of the practically wise or
good, man or woman, has chosen before others, as Athene chose Odysseus, Theseus
Helen, the goddesses Alexander Paris, and Homer Achilles.
And, generally speaking, all that is
deliberately chosen is good.Now, men deliberately choose