Let us assume that there are—as a suitable number—5,040 men, to be land-holders and to defend their plots;Cp. Aristot. Pol. 1265a 30 ff. and let the land and houses be likewise divided into the same number of parts—the man and his allotment forming together one division. First, let the whole number be divided into two; next into three; then follow in natural order four and five, and so on up to ten. Regarding numbers, every man who is making laws must understand at least thus much,—