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Headword: Ἐπιχειροτονία
Adler number: epsilon,2775
Translated headword: voting by show of hands
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The defection[1] of the elective [sc. officials].
Greek Original:
Ἐπιχειροτονία: ἡ τῶν χειροτονητῶν ἀπόστασις.
Notes:
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting on this noun's appearance in Hyperides fr. 162 Jensen.
[1] So the transmitted text, ἀπόστασις ; but this should read, as it does in Harpok., κατάστασις ("appointment"). The error is repeated in ps.-Zonaras.
Keywords: constitution; definition; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 November 2000@10:56:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword) on 6 July 2003@20:29:31.
David Whitehead (expanded note; added keyword) on 7 July 2003@03:05:55.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes; another keyword) on 7 July 2011@11:06:58.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2016@07:56:00.

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