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Headword: *kataxeirotoni/an
Adler number: kappa,864
Translated headword: committal-vote
Vetting Status: high
It was a custom at Athens for complaints against the officials and against the malicious prosecutors[1] to come before the people; and if anyone had been the subject of a committal-vote, this man was taken into the jurycourt. So Demosthenes and Hyperides and Theophrastus [sc. use the term].[2]
Greek Original:
*kataxeirotoni/an: e)/qos h)=n *)aqh/nhsi kata\ tw=n a)rxo/ntwn kai\ kata\ tw=n sukofantw=n probola\s e)n tw=| dh/mw| gi/nesqai. ei) de/ tis kataxeirotonhqei/h, ou(=tos ei)sh/geto ei)s dikasth/rion. ou(/tws *dhmosqe/nhs kai\ *(uperi/dhs kai\ *qeo/frastos.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v. The headword is in the accusative case.
cf. generally kappa 865.
[1] The so-called sykophants (sigma 1330, sigma 1331, sigma 1332).
[2] Demosthenes 21.6ff.; Hyperides fr. 187 Jensen (not Adler's '218', later corrected by her); Theophrastus fr.3 Szegedy-Maszak (app. 635 FHS&G).
Keywords: constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2000@04:43:58.
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