(ˌdʒɛntɪˈlɪʃəl) ,




relating to a gens or familyrelating to a nation
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(52) In this more evolutionary model, the polis would have assigned political business to the demes as it recognized that their territoriality allowed them to conduct this business more precisely and efficiently than the traditional gentilitial and political groups.
21.6) that Kleisthenes left sacrificial matters to the phratriai and gene in accordance with ancestral customs, (118) but, at least for the reason that some of the old gentilitial groups would have had territorial roots that were outside or overlapped the deme boundaries, the demarchy from its inception must have had some of the administrative role in religion that we see in later evidence, especially that of the 4th century.