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εὔθυνα) and (in late Greek only) Euthȳné (εὔθυνη). A settlement of account. At Athens all officials were bound to give an account of their administration at the end of their term of office. This account was rendered to the λογισταί, assisted by ten εὔθυνοι, or special auditors. (See Logistae.) Within a period of thirty days after the term of office had come to an end, these functionaries issued, to all whom it might concern, a public notice to lay before them any complaints they might have to make against the retiring officials. In case such complaints were made, the matter was brought to an issue by legal procedure. No official was allowed to leave the country, or take any measure affecting his property, or take another office, before his account was given. See the law cited in Andoc. x. 39; Boeckh, Public Econ. i. pp. 254 foll.

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