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[392d] so he must have been called Scamandrius by the women, since the men called him Astyanax?

Yes, probably.

And Homer too thought the Trojan men were wiser than the women?

I suppose he did.

Then he thought Astyanax was more rightly the boy's name than Scamandrius?

So it appears.

Let us, then, consider the reason for this. Does he not himself indicate the reason most admirably? For he says—

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