Here are two different translations of the final bit of Proclus' Essay 5 (K69.10-19), on the Republic. What I find interesting in the translation choices — not knowing Ancient Greek — is the word choice between sin and failing. It's also interesting how the first translation separates out the hymns for the Gods from those … Continue reading Who Is the Poet?
Socrates did, in fact, cancel Homer first. Except not. It's complicated.