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1720Secretary of the Council (city-state period)  

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  • An office that appears in ancient Athens. The secretary of the Council was a member of the Council belonging to a tribe other than the one of the serving prytany. He was elected for the duration of a prytany, and his task was the publication, classification and keeping of official documents. His name was recorded in the prescript of decrees for archiving purposes.


  • Glotz 1994
  • Osborne & Rhodes 2017
  • Ραμού-Χαψιάδη 2007


  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)


  • Chrysovitsanos Gerasimos (AA)


  • 1720

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