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γεωργιῶν -- χρηματισμοῦ: as in Sparta: see Xen. Rep. Lac. 7. 1—2 and other authorities in HermannThumser l.c. p. 182 notes

ξυσσίτια. Cf. Hermann-Thumser l.c. pp. 185—191. In Crete, the ξυσσίτια were maintained at the expense of the State; in Sparta, by the contributions of the ξύσσιτοι. The former arrangement of course prevailed in the ideal city (III 416 E), and as timarchy copies the ideal city in regard to ξυσσίτια (τὴν προτέραν μιμήσεται below), we may suppose that in the timarchical polity, as conceived by Plato, the Cretan method was observed. Cf. Arist. Pol. Β 9. 1271^{a} 28 ff. and see also on 551 A, B.

τῷ δέ γε φοβεῖσθαι κτλ. The Spartans were notorious for their dislike and distrust of knowledge and intellectual cultivation: see Hipp. Mai. 285 B ff. and Arist. Pol. Β 9. 1271^{b} 1 ff., with Susemihl and Hicks' notes. For the anacoluthon τῷ δέ γετὰ πολλάἕξει (548 A) cf. (with Schneider) Laws 931 C, 949 A.

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