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Il decreto del pritaneo e la concessione della sitesis nel V secolo

Chiara Rivolta


This paper considers litterary evidence about sitesis in the fifth century in order to determinate the date and the recipients of the Prytaneion Decree. In particular, Aristophanes’ criticism on the granting of sitesis to manteis and generals suggests that the decree should be placed in the years immediatly prior to 424 a.C., probably supported by the most radical faction of Athenian democracy.


Aristofane, Cleone, decreto del pritaneo, manteis, mantenimento pubblico, sitesis, strateghi vittoriosi, prytaneion decree, public maintenance

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