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(in ancient Athens) one of the nine chief magistrates.
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IG [II.sup.2] 124 is an inscription dated in the archonship of Agathocles (357/356) recording the conclusion of the Euboean conflict with an alliance between the cities of that island and the Athenians.
Meritt ("Archons" 80-82, 85-87, and chart on 95) places Polyeuktos' archonship in the preceding year, 247/6.
He dates the year (431) according to the calendars of the three leading states: Chrysis had been high priestess of Argos for forty-eight years; Aenesias was ephor of Sparta; and Pythodorus was concluding his archonship in Athens.
BCE) placed Solon's death in the archonship of Hegestratus, nearly two years after the beginning of Peisistratus' reign, while Heracleides of Pontus (4th cent.
but Philochoros says that he [Meton] set up nothing in Kolonos, but that in the archonship of Apseudes [433/2 B.C.], the one before Pythodoros, he set up a heliotropion in the present ekklesia by the wall in the Pnyx.
Worse, current orthodoxy(1) convicts it of a major chronological blunder for assigning a part in those reforms, which it places securely and beyond doubt correctly in the archonship of Konon (462/1), to Themistokles, who had been ostracized from the city perhaps as early as 473/2 and in any case by 467/6(2).
Diodorus 11.55.4-8, dates his flight from Argos (and, by implication, his condemnation for treason) to the archonship of Praxiergus, i.e.
Jacoby based his supposition on two citations of Hellanicus in the scholia to Aristophanes' Frogs, for events occurring in the archonship of Antigenes (407/6 B.C.).(59) The validity of those two citations is uncertain.
(43) The majority of these "patrons" came from the Cyclades or Ionia, and the inscriptions on their monuments almost always featured the Ionic long vowel eta (H), not officially adopted in Athenian decrees until the archonship of Eukleides in 403/2 B.C.
Resolved by the Nomothetai in the archonship of Hippodamas; Nikophon made the proposal: Attic silver currency is to be accepted when [it is shown to be] silver and bears the official die ....
9 The following was resolved by the phrateres in the archonship of Phormio among the Athenians, in the phratriarchship of Pantacles of Oeum.
The first inscription, found only in 1947, was erected by the Amphiktyons in the spring-pylaia of the archonship of Herakleios (357/6 B.C.).(7) The inscription records the decisions made at the regular meeting of the pylaia, which began on 1 Bysios (roughly February/March), the eighth month of the Delphian year.