Definición de ephor en inglés:

ephor

Saltos de línea: ephor
Pronunciación: /ˈɛfɔː
 
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sustantivo

(In ancient Greece) each of five senior Spartan magistrates.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There was a Council of Elders, an assembly, and the five ephors.
  • The ephor was a magistrate of Sparta who contained and controlled the kings.
  • But his view was in the minority: the majority were in favour of it, influenced by the opinion of an ephor, Sthenelaïdas, that the Spartans would win.

Origen

from Greek ephoros 'overseer', from epi 'above' + the base of horan 'see'.

Derivativos

ephorate

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He interceded with his son Agesipolis I to save the democratic leaders at Mantinea in 385, and wrote a pamphlet which seemingly accused his enemies of violating traditional Lycurgan laws and advocated abolition of the ephorate.
  • He was a Spartan commander during the Peloponnesian wars who first came to notice in 431 BC when he saved Methone from an Athenian seaborne attack, and this may have led to his election to the ephorate that autumn.

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Pronunciación: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something