from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An assembly, especially a judicial or representative assembly; a sanhedrim.
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The terms the king laid out at Corinth were simple—the Greek states were to live in peace with one another, defend each other in case of attack, submit to the decisions of a central representative council the synedrion, and form an alliance with Macedonia, swearing to uphold him and his descendants as leaders of a unified military force.
More correctly Sanhedrin (Gr. synedrion), meaning "a sitting together," or a "council."
The president takes advice upon the matter: He conferred with the council -- meta tou symbouliou, not with the council of the Jews (that is called synedrion), but with his own counsellors, who were always ready to assist the governor with their advice.
Ioudaiôn ethnous archontes epi tês Hierousalêm, synedrion epoiêsanto kai skepsin opôs auton apolesôsin en hô hoi men thanaton autou katepsêphisanto; heteroi de antelegon, ôs ho Nikodêmos, k.t.l.] (in