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  • An office that first appears in ancient Athens during the times of Athenian politician Cleisthenes. The office of prytanis was assumed by members of the Council of Five Hundred who constituted a prytany. Their main tasks were to determine the matters on which the Council was to decide and to draw up the agenda for meetings of the Assembly.


  • Osborne & Rhodes 2017
  • Rhodes 1972
  • Ραμού-Χαψιάδη 2007


  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)


  • Chrysovitsanos Gerasimos (AA)


  • 1715


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