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Triakosioi
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(οἱ τριακόσιοι/hoi triakósioi, 'the Three Hundred'). Collective name in ancient Athens for a group of 300 men, with various functions:

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[1] Group of the wealthiest Athenian citizens, 4th cent. BC

A group of the 300 wealthiest citizens in 4th cent. BC Athens, made up of the three richest members of each of the 100 tax groups (Symmoria), created in order to raise the eisphora , a property tax. They were liable for the liturgy (I) of the proeisphora , by whi…

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Rhodes, Peter J. (Durham), “Triakosioi”, 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 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1219960>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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