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[468e] and also with “‘seats of honor and meat and full cups’”Hom. Il. 8.162, so as to combine physical training with honor for the good, both men and women.” “Nothing could be better,” he said. “Very well; and of those who die on campaign, if anyone's death has been especially glorious, shall we not, to begin with, affirm that he belongs to the golden race?”1 “By all means.” “And shall we not believe Hesiod2 who tells us that when anyone of this race dies, so it is that they become

1 Cf. 415 A.

2 Cf. Stewart, Myths of Plato, p. 437.

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