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ἡγεῖσθε -- κριθείη represents the general substance, though not the precise form, of the demands put forward by Glauco and Adimantus in II 361 A—D, 367 E. The reference is not more inexact than other cross-references in the Republic (see on 502 D al.), and Siebeck is hardly justified in suggesting that Plato's recollection of Book II had grown faint by the time he wrote Book X (Untersuch. zur Phil. d. Griechen p. 144). The reading ᾐτεῖσθε (see cr. n.) has some little support from the inferior MSS as well as from A. It is defensible in itself, and (as Campbell observes) “agrees better with ἔδωκα and δοτέον and with ἀπαιτῶ in the following sentence.” But ἡγεῖσθε is on the whole more natural with δοτέον εἶναι and ought probably to be retained. An unfortunate misprint in my edition of the Text of the Republic (1897) assigns to II the reading ᾐγεῖσθε (sic), and the error is repeated by Burnet in his apparatus criticus. In reality Π has ἡγεῖσθε.

κἂν εἰ. See on III 408 B.

ταῦτα: viz. Justice and Injustice.

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