), a civil suit belonging to the jurisdiction
of the thesmothetae, to compel the defendant to pay monies in his
possession, or for which he was liable, to the plaintiff. The allegation was
of the most general character ὁπότε τις ἀπαιτοίη
ἀργύριον ὡς προσῆκον αὑτῷ
), thus differing from the
more precise actions χρέους,
This action is casually alluded to in two speeches of Demosthenes
(Boeot. de Nom.
p. 1002.25; Olympiod.
1179.45), and is treated at large in the speech against Callippus (Orat.
lii.). (Bekk. Anecd.
1.201, 443; Caillemer, 9me
p. 31, and ap. Daremberg and Saglio.)