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Pnyx

A public place of assembly in ancient Athens near the Acropolis; an open, paved, semicircular area surrounded by a wall; speakers addressed the people from a platform.
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These included the Lyceum of Aristotle, Plato's Academy and the Pnyx, a hill near the Acropolis that hosted citizen assemblies in classical antiquity.
I would be quite tempted to link the relocation of the Agora and its civic functions with the first phase of the Pnyx and the newly founded democracy: on a city scale a new triangular space was then created with the Acropolis, the Classical Agora and the Pnyx as the apexes.
At dawn, the presidents called the Council into the Council-chamber, and you made your way to the Assembly, and before the Council could get down to business and form the agenda, all you people were seated up on the Pnyx.
To the west of the Acropolis lie three hills - Areopagus, Pnyx and wooded Mouseion Hill from which the best distance shots of the Acropolis can be taken.
Our experts, who audited Scytl's Internet voting system, Pnyx, before and during the election process, have all praised the quality and integrity of its cryptographic technology.
Peisetairos' ideal could only have been realized on the skene and the orchestra of the Dionysos theatre, and not on the Athenian agora or the Pnyx.
ET in North America) using the rays of the sun at the sacred site of Pnyx, located across from the Acropolis, in a ceremony hosted by Special Olympics Greece and attended by Anna Benaki-Psarouda, President of the Greek Parliament, Special Olympics International Chairman Timothy P.
Scytl, the premier provider of secure remote voting technology solutions in the United States for overseas military and civilian voters, today announced that two new patented solutions for overseas voting are now commercially available with Scytl's Pnyx.
Spectators will witness the lighting of the torch on Athens' Sacred Site of the Pnyx, facing the Acropolis.
During the 2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run[R], the "Flame of Hope" will be lit on 29 June in the ancient Olympic tradition on the Sacred Site of Pnyx (facing the Acropolis of Athens), marking the beginning of the Torch Run.