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Headword: *ma/steires
Adler number: mu,259
Translated headword: searchers, masteres
Vetting Status: high
A particular official position devoted to seeking out the common property of the people [sc. of Athens], like the investigators[1] and, in Pell[en]e, the Mastroi.
Greek Original:
*ma/steires: a)rxh/ tis a)podedeigme/nh e)pi\ tw=| zhtei=n ta\ koina\ tou= dh/mou, w(s oi( zhthtai\ kai\ oi( e)n *pe/llh| *mastroi/.
An abridgement of Harpokration s.v. ma/steires, commenting in the first instance on Hyperides fr. 133 Jensen and going on to cite Aristotle (fr. 567 Rose, from the Constitution of the Pelleneans).
[1] zhthtai/ (zeta 92).
Keywords: constitution; definition; economics; geography; historiography; history; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@04:37:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 4 December 2003@00:02:24.
David Whitehead (augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 4 December 2003@02:59:20.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 7 October 2005@09:51:06.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 10 June 2007@10:12:57.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 July 2011@06:15:06.


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