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Peripŏli

περίπολοι). Troops on patrol duty; a name given to the Athenian ἔφηβοι during two years of their ἐφηβεία (Plato, De Leg. vi. 760 C), so that this part of their service is called περιπολία.

See Philippi in the Rheinisches Museum (new series), xxxiv. 613; and the article Ephebi.

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