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Demes

 

territorial districts in ancient Attica. The reform of Cleisthenes in 509 B.C. put the number of demes at 100. In the fifth century B.C. there were more than 150 demes, and in the third century B.C. there were 174. Demes had self-rule and elected their leader—the demarch. The people of ancient Attica used the deme as the basic unit in compiling lists of citizens, lists of property of the members of the demes, the recruitment of troops, and the selection of the Athenian boule and heliaia (a court). The example of Athens led to the creation of demes in other cities of ancient Greece (for example, in the fifth century B.C. on the islands of Cos and Rhodes).

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AMOVA analyses based on the five demes retrieved by the BAPs analysis (Table 1) indicated that 87.47% of the variation was due to differences among the demes, and 12.53% within the demes, with a highly significant (p = 0.00000) [F.sub.ST] value of 0.87 (Table 2).
Exploring the nature of genotype-by-environment interactions and the presence of environmental effects for traits of interest will provide a more complete picture on the potential for genetic differentiation between demes in differing environments.
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Could they be explained in a common context, or did horos B have a separate purpose, and, finally, was that purpose to mark the boundary between the demes Melite and Kollytos?
Pericles was a strategos, or general, a military and political leader elected annually by each demes. Beginning in about 467 B.C., Pericles was elected strategos for nearly 30 years.
Omaha Academy of Ballet faculty members Patti Zukaitis and Catherine Demes Maydew will take over as co-directors of the academy program.
There was no significant relationship between geographic and genetic distance of leafminer demes (r = 0.252, P = 0.84, Mantel spatial analysis), and both the demographic and island gene flow estimates were high (Fig.
To show that the results of the model are also relevant in the context of a structured population, we then present a simple metapopulation model in which local demes are connected by migration.
In his last play, The Demes, written just after the disastrous Athenian expedition led by Alcibiades to Sicily during the Peloponnesian War (412 BC), he addressed himself with patriotic fervor to the problem of how the fortunes of Athens were to be restored.
The religious activities of the groups mentioned in a19-20 were, however, quite different in kind from those of demes and tribes.