thesmothete


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thesmothete

(ˈθɛsməˌθiːt)
n
a junior magistrate or archon in ancient Athens who was responsible for legislation
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Demosthenes mentions that the thesmothetes had recently been struck as he was trying to rescue a female piper (21.6).
(132) Additionally, the base for an honorific statue dedicated to the archon thesmothetes M.