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Offices > Political offices > Politarches (ancient Macedonia)
PREFERRED TERM
2623Politarches (ancient Macedonia)  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • A distinctively Makedonian magistrate attested in Beroia, Amphipolis, Philippopolis, Thessalonike and poleis under Makedonian influence. Introduced in the late 3rd or early 2nd c. BCE, there were, initially, two, but in Roman times their number was increased to five. They had executive power, they could introduce laws, convene and preside in the assembly and the Council. 
SOURCE
  • Arnaoutoglou 1998
  • Hatzopoulos 1996
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2623
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