: more emphatic than οὐδείς
, cf. 335 d
, 343 d
. These particles are freq. separated by preps.
οἷος τ᾽ ἦν
: sc. διδάσκειν
: anacoluthon, as though οὐδέ γ᾽ ἄν
had not preceded. The anacoluthon is caused by the repetition in τούτους ἔτι τίς ἂν διδάξειεν
: those unskilled
in a particular art. For these it is easy to find a teacher, while for the skilled it is difficult. By this example Protagoras gains a step in the development of his argument; unobserved, it forms the transition to his claim that there are nevertheless special teachers in virtue.