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date: 30 November 2022

Agyrrhiuslocked

, Athenian politician, fl. c. 405–373 bce

Agyrrhiuslocked

, Athenian politician, fl. c. 405–373 bce
  • P. J. Rhodes

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Agyrrhius (fl. c. 405–373 BCE). Athenian politician, introduced payment of one obol for attending the assembly (see ekklesia), and later increased it from two obols to three; sometimes, but probably wrongly, thought to have introduced the *theōrika. He spent some years in prison as a debtor to the state, but must have resumed political activity afterwards, since a corn law proposed by him in 374/3 has recently been discovered (RO no.

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  • Greek History and Historiography

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