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  • PHYLARCHUS, a Greek historian, who flourished during the time of Aratus, the strategus of the Achaean League, in the 3rd century B.C. His birthplace is variously given as Athens, Naucratis, or Sicyon.
  • It is probable that the ephebia was in existence in the 5th century B.C., and controlled by the Areopagus and strategus as its moral and military supervisors.
  • At this period the college of ephebi was a miniature city; its members called themselves "citizens," and it possessed an archon, strategus, herald and other officials, after the model of ancient Athens.
  • Besides being authorized to veto motions, the strategus (general) had practically the sole power of introducing measures before the assembly.
  • We also hear of an under-strategus, a secretary, a cavalry commander and an admiral.

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