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2070Athlothetes (ancient Athens)  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Official in ancient Athens, in charge of certain aspects of the Panathenaia. The athlothetai were ten in number, chosen by lot, and stayed in office for four years. They arranged the procession, and the musical, gymnastic and equestrian games. They were responsible for the making of the peplos, and together with the Boule for the making of the amphorae. Moreover, they gave the oil to the athletes.
SOURCE
  • Kyle 1987
  • Papazarkadas 2011
  • Σακελλαρίου 2004
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2070
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