(a) In the 5th and 4th cents. BC two paredroi were appointed each by the eponymous árchōn, the polémarchos and the basileús (see árchōn basileús) as assistants and deputies ([Aristot.] Ath. pol. 56,1). Their position had an official character, as they were subordinate to the dokimasía and they were liable to account. (b) In the 4th cent. BC a pair of paredroi for each ten eúthynoi of the Council…
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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) and
Johnston, Sarah Iles (Princeton),
“Paredros, Paredroi”, in:
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