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Summary.

agoranomos.

aidesis.

anakrisis.

antidosis.

apagoge.

apographe.

apophasis.

apragmon.

Areiopagos.

arkhon.

astunomos.

atimia.

basileus.

boule.

(ho) boulomenos.

diadikasia.

diaitetes.

diamarturia.

dike.

diomosia.

dokimasia.

eisangelia.

ekdosis.

ekklesia.

(the) Eleven.

emporike.

endeixis.

engue.

ephesis.

epieikeia.

epikleros.

euthune.

exegetes.

graphe.

klepsudra.

kurios.

logographos.

nomos.

nomothesia.

nothos.

oikos.

paragraphe.

(graphe) paranomon.

phasis.

polupragmon.

probole.

(dike) pseudomarturion.

→ sukophantes.

sunegoros.

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A Glossary of Athenian Legal Terms 

S.C. Todd, selections by Michael de Brauw, edition of March 16, 2003

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· sukophantes ·

sukophantes, pl. sukophantai (noun); sukophantein (verb) · A term of disputed etymology and disputed meaning, used pejoratively to describe an officious litigant. Conventionally transliterated as “sycophant” or “sykophant,” but the English adjective “sycophantic” derives from a later, post-classical development in the meaning of the word.

Greek: συκοφάντης, συκοφάνται; συκοφαντεῖν .

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