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[293b]

Hippias
Not those who were children of gods.

Socrates
“But those who were not?”

Hippias
Certainly.

Socrates
“Then again, according to your statement, among the heroes it is terrible and impious and disgraceful for Tantalus and Dardanus and Zethus, but beautiful for Pelops1 and the others who were born as he was?”

Hippias
I think so.

Socrates
“You think, then, what you did not say just now, that to bury one's parents and be buried by one's offspring is sometimes and for some persons disgraceful;


1 Pelops as the son of a mortal (Tantalus); the others mentioned were sons of gods.

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