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Antigraphe, -eus
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(ἀντιγραφή, -εύς; antigraphḗ, -eús)

The expression, like all litigation terms in Greek law not formulated by jurists, is imprecise [1]. It can mean:

[German version]

1. Counterplea

a) in the sense of a defendant's written counterplea, submitted by the defendant to the authorities responsible for the preliminary examination. He had to swear to the accuracy of the allegations contained in it right at the beginning of the ἀνάκρισις ( Anakrisis) (Poll. 8,58; Demosth. 4…

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Thür, Gerhard (Graz), “Antigraphe, -eus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e124150>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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