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Apeniautismos
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[German version]

(ἀπενιαυτισμός; apeniautismós). Absence for a year, penalty of exile, usually for one year, for certain crimes or misdemeanours, in particular manslaughter by criminal negligence (Bekker anecdota 421,20; Suda), which, pronounced by the court, could be in force as φυγή (phygḗ) for a fixed time, if it was not taken in the strict legal sense, but as a pseudo-phyge (suspension of citizens' rights and duties and automatic reinstatement at the end of the term).

Bibliography

D. M. MacDowell, Athenian Homicide Law, 1963, 122 f.

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Thür, Gerhard (Graz), “Apeniautismos”, 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 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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