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  • If we could believe that the Athenian demos arose out of the union of the 1 See further Athens: History, and Eupatridae.
  • The cities appear equally Hellenic in their political organs and functions with boule and demos and popularly elected magistrates.
  • On the whole it seems most likely that, while the kernel of the Roman plebs was rural or belonged to the small towns admitted to the Roman franchise, the Attic demos, largely at least, though doubtless not wholly, arose out of the mixed settlers who had come together in the city, answering to the p rotKot of later times.
  • In 485 the Gamori, who had been expelled by the Demos and the Sicel serfs, and had taken refuge at Casmenae, craved help of Gelo, the successor of Hippocrates, who took possession of Syracuse without opposition, and made it the seat of his power.
  • Boule and demos long continued to function.
 

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