ὅταν περὶ κτἑ.
: on the whole passage, cf. Prot.
319 b.ἰατρῶν αἱρέσεως
: during the rise of philosophy in Greece, a science of medicine also gradually developed, which became hereditary among the priests of Aesculapius. Among these various schools arose; as in Cos, Cnidus, Rhodes, and in several cities of Magna Graecia. After a while it became customary for a state to take a noted physician into the public service; as Democedes, who was hired one year by the Aeginetans, the second by the Athenians, and the third by Polycrates of Samos (Hdt. iii. 131).
(from the same root as ἔθος, εἴωθα
): denotes a class of people drawn into association either for the purposes of habitation or from force of custom (calling, trade). For δημιουργοί
see on 452 a
. In such formulae as ἄλλο τι ἤ
and οὐδὲν ἄλλο ἤ
the copula is frequently omitted. See H. 1015 b.
: is in close connexion with ἄλλο τι ἢ τότε ὁ ῥητορικὸς οὐ συμβουλεύσει
ἢ πῶς λέγεις κτἑ.
: intimates that possibly Gorgias will not accept this limitation of rhetoric.