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[407a] in the hands is called shaking (πάλλειν) and being shaken, or dancing and being danced.

Yes, certainly.

So that is the reason she is called Pallas.

And rightly called so. But what can you say of her other name?

You mean Athena?


That is a weightier matter, my friend. The ancients seem to have had the same belief about Athena as the interpreters of Homer have now;

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