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Headword: Πρυτανεῖα
Adler number: pi,2997
Translated headword: deposits
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The monies in the [sc. Athenian] public treasury [required] from those involved in litigation.[1] "Deposits, mines, markets, ports, wages, confiscated goods, the full sum of these [is] close to two thousand talents."[2]
Greek Original:
Πρυτανεῖα: τὰ διδόμενα ἀπὸ τῶν δικαζομένων ἐν τῷ δημοσίῳ ἀργύρια. πρυτανεῖα, μέταλλα, ἀγοράς, λιμένας, μισθούς, δημιόπρατα, τούτων πλήρωμα τάλαντ' ἐγγὺς δισχίλια.
Notes:
See also pi 2998.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 1197, where the headword occurs.
[2] An approximation of Aristophanes, Wasps 659-660, which (inter alia) has "lettings", not "wages".
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; economics; food; law
Translated by: Constantina Katsari on 25 September 2002@18:05:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 26 September 2002@03:49:57.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 November 2005@09:45:58.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 11 April 2010@08:20:18.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2011@05:21:10.

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