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" Yes," I said, " Adeimantus, they are not to be repeated in our State. And it must not be said in the hearing of a young man that in committing the greatest crimes he would be doing nothing extraordinary, not even if he were to chastise relentlessly a father who had wronged him, but that he would be only following the example of the first and greatest of the gods."
" Certainly not," he said; " in my opinion, too, these stories are not fit to be told."
" Nor," I continued, " if our future guardians are to deem it most shameful to be at enmity between themselves for slight cause, must anything be said about the wars of gods with gods, about their plots and fightings, for the stories are not true; much less should we tell them of the battles of the giants, or depict them in embroidery, or of the other endless quarrels of gods and heroes with their kith and kin. And if we are to persuade them that no citizen was ever at enmity with another of the same state, and that this is an unholy thing, such, rather, must be the stories told to the children from the start by old men and old women, and when they grow older, we must compel the poets to compose fables for them in a similar strain. But the stories about the binding of Hera by her son (22) and the hurling

22. The story is not in Homer, where it is Zeus himself, and not her son Hephaatus, who binds Hera, Iliad 15, 18;
Plato refers to the legend given by Pausanias: "For the Greeks say that Hera flung Hepha'stus down as soon as he was born, and that he, bearing her a grudge, sent her as a gift a golden chair with invisible bonds. When Hera sat down on it she was held fast, and Hephastus would not listen to the intercession of any of the gods, till Dionysus, his trustiest friend, made him drunk, and so brought him to heaven." Pausanias I; 20, 3, Frazer's translation.

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