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Epistatai
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(ἐπιστάται; epistátai, ‘chairmen’, ‘superiors’). Title for various officials of the Greek world; see also epimelētaí, epískopoi.

1. Epistatai are most frequently found within the administration of both sacred treasures and public works. In Athens, committees of

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Rhodes, Peter J. (Durham), “Epistatai”, 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 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e333280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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