agonothetes


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agonothetes

(əˌɡəʊnəˈθiːtiːz)
n
a person who presided over the ancient Olympic Games
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Segundo o epigrafista frances, essas moedas poderiam tratar-se de emissoes civicas emitidas pela Confederacao de Atena Ilias, e seria o presidente dos agonothetes que teria feito inscrever o seu nome sobre as emissoes.
Bonum agonem subituri estis in quo agonothetes Deus vivus est, xystarches Spiritus Sanctus.
76) The two appear to have had some relationship with each other since it is known that the same agonothetes presided over both festivals, and the Isthmian Games (trieteric) preceded the Caesarea (pentaeteric).
744) honored and set up as an example for public emulation (46-48) a local benefactor who provided "spectacle and entertainment and merriment for the soul" ([LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 25) in the course of the many public dinners, feasts, and sacrifices that he financed at his own expense as an agonothetes.