Allotment of the archons in Athens

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Historical Context Note

Formerly appointed by election, the most important officials of the state are now chosen by lot out of an elected short list.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Allotment of the archons in Athens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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