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θρέψαι μόνον: an unusual position. See on i. 4. 13. πέμπουσι: sc. τοὺς παῖδας. The education of an Athenian boy included the study of (1) γράμματα (reading and writing); (2) ἡ μουσικὴ τέχνη (poetry and music); (3) ἡ γυμναστικὴ τέχνη (physical culture). Cf. Aristophanes Clouds 961 ff., and esp. Plato Prot. 325 ff.; and for a fuller account, see Becker, Charicles (Eng. translation), p. 226 ff., and Guhl and Koner, Life of the Greeks and Romans, §§ 50, 51. πάντα: everything possible.
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