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Plato, Ion, section 530d (search)
MetrodorusA friend of the philosopher Anaxagoras who wrote allegorical interpretations of Homer in the first part of the fifth century B.C. of Lampsacus, nor StesimbrotusA rhapsode, interpreter of Homer, and historian who lived in the time of Cimon and Pericles. of Thasos, nor Glaucon,Perhaps the Homeric commentator mentioned by Aristotle, Poet. 25. 16. nor any one that the world has ever seen, had so many and such fine comments to offer on Homer as I have.SocratesThat is good news, Ion; for obviously you will not grudge me an exhibition of them.IonAnd indeed it is worth hearing, Socrates, how well I have embellished Homer; so that I think I deserve to be crowned with a golden crown by the Homeridae.There was a society or clan in Chios called Homeridae (“sons of Homer”), but the name seems to be used here and elsewhere in Plato for any persons specially devoted to Homer's poetry. See Jebb, Homer, p. 78.SocratesYes, and I must find myself leisure some time to listen to yo
Plato, Ion, section 532e (search)
For in regard to this question I asked you just now, observe what a trifling commonplace it was that I uttered—a thing that any man might know—namely, that when one has acquired a whole art the inquiry is the same. Let us just think it out thus: there is an art of painting as a whole?IonYes.SocratesAnd there are and have been many painters, good and bad?IonCertainly.SocratesNow have you ever found anybody who is skilled in pointing out the successes and failures among the works of PolygnotusA celebrated painter who came from Thasos and adorned public buildings in Athens about 470 B.C. Cf. Gorg. 488 B. son of Aglaophon, but unable to do so with the works of the other painter