previous next

[466a] but if I can make some use of them, allow me to do it; that will only be fair. And now, if you can make any use of this answer of mine, do so.

Then what is it you say? Do you take rhetoric to be flattery?

Well, I said rather a branch of flattery. Why, at your age, Polus, have you no memory? What will you do later on?

Then do you think that good orators are considered to be flatterers in their cities, and so worthless?

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Notes (Gonzalez Lodge, 1891)
load focus Greek (1903)
hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide References (7 total)
  • Commentary references to this page (4):
    • Gonzalez Lodge, Commentary on Plato: Gorgias, 458c
    • Gonzalez Lodge, Commentary on Plato: Gorgias, 463d
    • Gonzalez Lodge, Commentary on Plato: Gorgias, 469a
    • Gonzalez Lodge, Commentary on Plato: Gorgias, 505d
  • Cross-references to this page (1):
    • Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG 1.pos=2.2
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page (2):
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: