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1 hetaireiai is translated as ‘party struggle’: the writer is paraphrasing Herodotus, and doesn't mean that such golf equipment existed in 508/7. ) Colacretae (ham–collectors). Paying officials of the Athenian treasury, till 411 or almost immediately earlier than: 7. three, 30. 2n. Commissioners (probouloi). A board of ten appointed after Athens’ failure in Sicily in 413, to take over a number of the features of the council: 29. 2. corporation commanders (lochagoi). Commanders of businesses (lochoi) in the tribal regiments of hoplites: sixty one. three; the cadets had their very own corporation commanders. grievance (probole). A plea guy have been wronged, on which the meeting voted, and then orthodox judicial lawsuits may well yet don't need to persist with: forty three. five, fifty nine. 2. Corn-guardians (sitophylakes) fifty one. three. Cosmetes (one who makes orderly). manager in leader of the cadets: forty two. 2. Council (boule). physique which ready company for the meeting and, within the 5th and fourth centuries, coordinated the management of the nation: four. three, eight. four, forty three. nine; cf. 21. three, 24. three, 25. 2, 30–32, 37. 1, sixty two. 2; see additionally Areopagus. Council-house (bouleuterion) (map 3): 32. three, forty eight. 1–2, fifty three. four. Decree (psephisma). solution taken by way of vote, in particular within the council and meeting. within the fourth century Athens unique among (superior) legislation, enacted via a unique strategy (see p. 89), and (inferior) decrees, and this contrast underlies what's stated of legislation in 26. 2 and of decrees in forty-one. 2. Delian League. glossy identify for the alliance made through Athens to proceed battling opposed to Persia after the warfare opposed to Xerxes, which Athens got here more and more to regard as an empire, and which Sparta destroyed by way of defeating Athens within the Peloponnesian warfare: 23. 4–24; cf. 27. 1, 32. three, forty-one. 2. supply (apagoge). technique to be had opposed to definite varieties of criminal, during which any citizen could hale the criminal prior to the gurus: fifty two. 1; cf. 29. four. Demarch. leader officer of deme: 21. five, fifty four. eight. Deme (demos, within the feel of neighborhood community). identify used of the 139 devices into which Cleisthenes divided Attica: 21. 4–5; cf. forty two. 1 fifty five. three sixty two. 1. The Greek note may also denote ‘people’, both the total group (and, as a unique feel of that, the meeting of the electorate) or the bad and unprivileged in preference to the wealthy and robust. Deme justices. Magistrates who visited the demes to choose minor inner most complaints: sixteen. five, 26. three. within the fourth century they ceased to go to the demes and have become referred to as the 40, however the outdated identify is utilized in forty eight. five. Demeter. Goddess: see Eleusinia, Mysteries, Sacred recorder. Demiourgoi: see staff for the folks. Denunciation (eisangelia) of significant offences opposed to the country, eight. four, 29. four, forty three. four, fifty nine. 2, maybe four. four; of offences dedicated via officers, forty five. 2, possibly four. four; of offences dedicated via arbitrators, fifty three. 6. The time period can be used, notwithstanding no longer within the Athenian structure, of the 1st 4 complaints indexed in fifty six. 6. Dependants (pelatai). time period used as an identical of ‘sixth–parters’: 2. 2. Deposit (parastasis). Demanded from prosecutor in convinced court cases: fifty nine. three. Diadikasia: see Adjudication.