58. ἀπὸ ἐπιστήμης—τὴν δύναμιν κτλ.
Protagoras says in
are of the body, θάρσος
the soul. δύναμις
may come from knowledge (as when one has
learnt how to wrestle: above 350E
, or from madness or rage (as
in the feats of madmen, or men inspired with the thirst for
vengeance; such men have no real physical strength or ἰσχύς
it is presently defined, but excel themselves by virtue of
comes from natural constitution (φύσις
proper nurture of the body (by gymnastics in the widest sense).
may result from art (τέχνη
is substituted for
in view of the illustrations in 350A
, from rage or
madness (as when Empedocles leapt into Etna); ἀνδρεία
from the native character and proper nurture of the soul (cf.
Rep. III. 410D τὸ θυμοειδὲς—τῆς φύσεως—ὀρθῶς μὲν τραφὲν
ἀνδπεῖον ἂν εἴη, μᾶλλον δ᾽ ἐπιταθὲν τοῦ δέοντος σκληπόν τε καὶ χαλερὸν
γίγνοιτ᾽ ἄν, ὡς τὸ εἰκός