) or Cletŏres
). Summoners; persons who at Athens were witnesses
to the prosecutor of a suit, that he had served the defendant with a notice of the action
brought against him and of the day on which it would be necessary for him to appear for the
first examination of the case. They were not, therefore, court officials, but only agents of
the prosecutor, and their names were subscribed to his declaration. See Meier, Att.
, pp. 212, 576.