Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ephoralty.

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Examples

  • She also worked in the archives department of the Ministry of Culture and for the ephorate of underwater archaeology.

    Meet the Team « Interactive Dig Crete – Zominthos Project

  • The ephorate, after learning from them the object of their visit, presented them to the assembly and the allies, in presence of whom Cleigenes of Acanthus made a speech to this effect:

    Hellenica

  • At a subsequent date Cyrus sent messengers to Lacedaemon, claiming requital in kind for the service which he had lately rendered in the war with Athens. 126 The demand seemed to the ephorate just and reasonable.

    Hellenica

  • [Cleombrotus, it is understood, had, on hearing the news of the establishment of peace, sent to the ephorate to ask for guidance; and then they sent him the above instructions, bidding him under the circumstances named to march upon Thebes. 553]

    Hellenica

  • Thracians were injuring the Hellenes, and having secured his object, set sail, empowered by the ephorate to make war upon the

    Anabasis

  • It177 is reasonable to suppose that it was these same noblest members of the state who combined178 to lay the foundation of the ephorate, after they had come to the conclusion themselves, that of all the blessings which a state, or an army, or a household, can enjoy, obedience is the greatest.

    The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians

  • The Persian Magna Charta, parallel to that between the Spartan king and the ephorate.

    Cyropaedia

  • In the fifteenth, in the forty-eighth year of the priestess-ship of Chrysis at Argos, in the ephorate of Aenesias at Sparta, in the last month but two of the archonship of Pythodorus at Athens, and six months after the battle of Potidaea, just at the beginning of spring, a Theban force a little over three hundred strong, under the command of their

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • For the Spartan ephorate, see Appendix C, Spartan Institutions, ©5-6.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • He then seized the power in Sparta, redivided the land, enfranchised 4000 perioikoi, and abolished the ephorate.

    c. Macedon and Greece, to 146 B.C.E

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