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1 For example, a charge of deliberate murder could come only before the Court of the Areopagus. A charge against the sycophants, on the other hand, could be brought before the Thesmothetae （see 237, note）, who prepared the case for trial before a Heliastic Court, in which case the charge was termed γραφή（indictment）; or before the Senate of the Five Hundred, in which case the charge was called εἰσαγγελία（impeachment）; or before the General Assembly, in which case the charge was termed προβολή（plaint）. See Lipsius, Das attische Recht pp. 176 ff. This was, however, true of so many crimes that the point of Isocrates is rather rhetorical.