Title page from Dialogues, vol. 3 - Republic, Timaeus, Critias

Part of: The Dialogues of Plato, in 5 vols (Jowett ed.) Dialogues, vol. 3 - Republic, Timaeus, Critias

Volume 3 (with “The Republic” and 2 other dialogues) of a 5 volume edition of Plato by the great English Victorian Greek scholar, Benjamin Jowett. The scholarly apparatus is immense and detailed. The online version preserves the marginal comments of the printed edition and has links to all the notes and comments provided by Jowett.

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Presidents, Kings, Tyrants, & Despots

And the protector of the people is like him; having a mob entirely at his disposal, he is not restrained from shedding the blood of kinsmen; by the favourite method of false accusation he brings them into court and murders them, making the life of man to disappear, and with unholy tongue and lips…

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