bouleuterion


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bouleuterion

1. In ancient Greece, a place of assembly, esp. for a public body.
2. In modern Greece, a chamber for the sitting of a legislative body or the building in which such a chamber is situated.
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This was the bouleuterion, the building in which the citizens' representatives met in council.
Por entonces se formalizo tambien en Efeso y en Nicea un culto para Roma y Cesar divinizado (15) y en el recinto del bouleuterion de Mileto hay evidencias de un altar de culto imperial construido durante el gobierno de Augusto (16).
Its temple, agora (market place), bouleuterion (semi-circular tiered meeting place of the council), theatre and amphitheatre indicate that this was a very important site for the Greeks who were buried in tombs cut into the hillside.
There are remnants of a gymnasion, a Roman bath and a bouleuterion.
and also to derive Locative nouns, such as bouleuterion 'council-chamber' (from bouleuo 'deliberate'), dikasterion 'court of justice' (from dikazo 'judge'), etc.
Teachers of ancient history through the medium of English will be interested in Neville Morley's chapter on how translators have tried to deal with Greek terms for which there are no precise modern equivalents, words such as agora, bouleuterion, banausoi, dikaiosyne, dokimasia and so on.
It struck me as I walked by the theatre, agoras, baths, gymnasium and bouleuterion (council hall) that a whole series of 'firsts' from the Ionian Enlightenment were once among these stones, watching, exercising, washing or doing what they were particularly good at--thinking.
It features the temples of Zeus, Hera, the Stadium, the Bouleuterion where athletes were sworn in, the Prytaneion (site of the eternal flame) the Treasuries, the Gymnasium and the Leonidaion (a guesthouse dating from 330 BC).
255 pieces of Archaic fine ware in the building fill of the Old Bouleuterion, dated on the basis of black-gloss and black-figure no later than 500, (65) and only two uncertain fragments were recovered from below the original clay floor of the nearby Building J, which Shear places in the early 5th century.
Todos los modelos de recintos de debates, en efecto, provienen de Grecia, donde fueron construidos los primeros lugares no improvisados, permanentes, para celebrar asambleas: el Telesterion, que tiene bancas enfrentadas, y el Bouleuterion, que tiene asientos en forma de herradura, como el que existe todavia en las ruinas de la antigua ciudad de Mileto.
drawings of devices discussed, archaeological plans) and the insufficient attention given to public records kept elsewhere than the Bouleuterion or Metroon during the classical era; the book's title and broader interests would seem to prescribe greater consideration of them.
The delivery of this speech, which was held in the bouleuterion of Antioch, took three days.