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ἐγκρατεῖς: see on 1.

εἰ τάττομεν: “if we include,” a good example of the simple logical condition. G. 1390; H. 893.

τοὺς μηδ᾽ ἀντιποιησομένους τοῦ ἄρχειν: those who will not even contend for high office. For the gen. τοῦ ἄρχειν, see on ἀρχῆς 1, and for the attrib. participle, cf. i.2.43.

τάξομεν: distinguish the simple fut. ind. in apod. from the interr. subjv., shall we include.

τούτων ἑκατέρου τοῦ φύλου τὴν τάξιν: the respective position of each of these classes of men, lit. the rank of each class of these men. The two individuals are now identified with the classes of which they are types. For the position of the dem. pronominal adj., see G. 974; H. 673 a. Cf. ἐφ᾽ ἑκατέρῳ τῷ κέρᾳ Thuc. v. 67.

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