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ποτε αὐτοῦ ἤκουσα διαλεγομένου: a conversation of his that I once heard. For the supplementary participle, see on i.1.11.

τοῦ δαιμονίου: the Deity, as manifested to men.

Ἀριστόδημον: afterward a warm friend of Socrates; cf. Ἀριστόδημος ἦν τις, Κυδαθηναιεύς, σμικρός, ἀνυπόδητος ἀεί, Σωκράτους ἐραστὴς ὢν ἐν τοῖς μάλιστα τῶν τότε Plato Sym. 173 B.

θύοντα: for the supplementary participle in indirect discourse, cf. i.2.14.

ἀλλὰ καί: but even.

τῶν ποιούντων: for the gen., cf. τῶν ἄλλων i. 3. 4.

ἔστιν οὕστινας: equivalent to ἆρα ἐνίους. G. 1029; H. 998 c.

τεθαύμακας: admire, i.e. “have come to admire.”

σοφίᾳ: genius.

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