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The Council also inspects the Incapables; for there is a law enacting that persons possessing less than 3 minae1 and incapacitated by bodily infirmity from doing any work are to be inspected by the Council, which is to give them a grant for food at the public expense at the rate of 2 obols2 a day each. And there is a Treasurer for these persons, elected by lot.

The Council also shares in the administration of virtually the greatest number of the duties of the other offices.

1 SeeAristot. Ath. Pol. 4.4 n.

2 Say threepence.

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