: reminds again of the formal vote, and hence sounds somewhat solemn. Cf. 501 c
and 473 e
: “of the third part.” Thompson. Cf. Symp.
213 b ὑπολύετε, παῖδες, Ἀλκιβιάδην, ἵνα ἐκ τρίτων
(i.e. with Agathon and Socrates) κατακέηται
. In Tim.
54 a ἐκ τρίτου
is used in much the same sense.
: possessive gen. in pred. See H. 732 a, c.
f. ποῖα . . . τῶν ἡδέων
: the position of the gen. shows that it is an example of ἐπιφορά
, based on the conclusion drawn in 499 b
. The use of ὁποῖα
may be due to euphonic reasons, or to its distance from the beginning of the question.
: i.e. of a man who understands the matter thoroughly, who is a master of his profession (whether art or science). Only this man can decide what is to be done and what not. The same point is made in Crito
: the αὖ
belongs to the dem. included in the relative. The arguments which Socrates again calls to mind were set forth in 464 b