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Headword: *(hliai/a
Adler number: eta,217
Translated headword: Heliaia, Heliaea
Vetting Status: high
The great jurycourt in Attica. And the jurors used to be called Heliasts.
Greek Original:
*(hliai/a: to\ me/ga dikasth/rion e)n th=| *)attikh=|. kai\ oi( dikastai\ *(hliastai\ e)kalou=nto.
From a (naive) scholion on Aristophanes, Knights 898 (web address 1), where 'jurors' are mentioned.
See also eta 214, eta 215, eta 218, eta 219.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; geography; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 August 2005@05:29:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 4 August 2005@13:47:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 5 August 2005@02:09:43.
David Whitehead on 13 December 2012@05:09:15.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 18 December 2012@01:31:43.


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