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(πίναξ/pínax, 'board, painted or inscribed tablet'; extended meaning, 'inscription, register').

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[1] (Greek 'notice-board')

Notice-board, board for announcements of all kinds (Hdt. 5,49,1; Plut. Theseus 1,1).

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[2] Athenian register of citizens

(pínax ekklēsiastikós). At Athens, the register of citizens entitled to take p…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), Fakas, Christos (Berlin) and Scheibler, Ingeborg (Krefeld), “Pinax”, 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 24 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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