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τί: modifies ἀγαθός.

ἆρα μὴ ἰατρός: sc. βουλόμενος γενέσθαι, in loose connection with the preceding τί δὲ δὴ βουλόμενος ἀγαθὸς γενέσθαι, after which something like ἆρα μὴ τὴν ἰατρικήν might be expected.

γνωμονικοῦ ἀνδρός: with reference to the γνώμας of 9.

οὔκουν: no indeed.

Θεόδωρος: of Cyrene, said to have been a teacher of Socrates.

ἀστρολόγος: an astronomer. Cf. iv. 7. 4.

πάνυ ἠλιθίους: sufficiently represents the opinion of Socrates's time, that the professional rhapsodes declaimed the Homeric poems with little real understanding. Cf. Sym. iii. 6; Plato Ion 530 B ff.

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