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date: 27 November 2022



  • Arnold Wycombe Gomme
  •  and P. J. Rhodes


Astynomoi (‘city magistrates’), an office found mostly in the Ionian states (see ionians). In *Athens there were five for the city and five for the *Piraeus, appointed by lot for one year. Their principal duties were to keep the streets and sanctuaries clean and free from obstructions, and they enforced certain sumptuary laws (Ath.


  • Greek Law

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