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ἀλλ̓ αὐτὸς -- ξύνοικος . This thesis is developed and elaborated in Gorg. 472 D—481 B.

ὑπέρ is here little if anything more than περί, cf. Laws 777 A ὑπὲρ τοῦ Διὸς ἀγορεύων. This usage, which appears on Inscriptions after 300 B.C. (Meisterhans^{3} p. 222), is very rare in Plato. It occurs occasionally in the Attic orators, especially with λέγειν, and is tolerably common in Polybius and later Greek: see Stephanus-Hase Thes. s. v. ὑπέρ and Jannaris Hist. Gr. Gr. § 1685. I do not think we are justified in translating (with Tucker) ‘on behalf of their view of the relations of justice and injustice.’

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