1.. Among the dialogues bearing the name of Plato there is one entitled Demodocus, from the person addressed therein; but whether this Demodocus is the friend of Socrates, and father of Theages, who is introduced as one of the interlocutors in the dialogue Theages, is uncertain.
But the dialogue Demodocus is now acknowledged on all hands to be a fabrication of a late sophist or rhetorician. (C. F. Hermann, System der Platon. Philos.
i. p. 414, &c.)