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[392e] “He alone defended their city and long walls.
Hom. Il. 22.5071 Therefore, as it seems, it is right to call the son of the defender Astyanax (Lord of the city), ruler of that which his father, as Homer says, defended.

Hermogenes
That is clear to me.

Socrates
Indeed? I do not yet understand about it myself, Hermogenes. Do you?

Hermogenes
No, by Zeus, I do not.


1 But the verb is in the second person, addressed by Hecuba to Hector after his death.

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