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Demioprata
(235 words)

(δημιόπρατα; dēmióprata).

[German version]

[1] Public auction of goods for the benefit of the Athenian state treasury

The public auction of goods for the benefit of the Athenian state treasury. They were initially submitted for confiscation in the course of the  dḗmeusis mostly by the plaintiffs in the main proceeding. After the index (the  apographḗ ) of the goods to be confiscated had been read to the public assembly, ‘to notify everyone …

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Thür, Gerhard (Graz), “Demioprata”, 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 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e314800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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