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HETAERESEOS GRAPHE (ἑταιρήσεως γραφή). This action was maintainable against such Athenian citizens as had administered to the unnatural lusts of another for pay (Aeschin. c. Tim. § § 29, 51, 72, 87; Platner, Proc. u. Klagen, ii. p. 221); but only if after such degradation they ventured to exercise their political franchise, e. g. speak in the public assembly or bear office in the state, etc. (Aeschin. c. Tim. § 19 ff., 195; Pollux, 8.43; cf. Dem. c. Steph. i. p. 1125.79). The same action was maintainable against the κύριος who hired out a youth under age (not against the youth himself), and against the person who hired another, whether under age or not, for such purposes (such an action was perhaps called εἰς ἑταίρησιν μισθώσεως, yet see Aeschin. c. Tim. § 13, κατ᾽ αὐτοῦ μὲν τοῦ παιδὸς οὐκ ἐᾷ ( νόμος) γραφὰς ἑταιρήσεως εἶναι, κατὰ δὲ τοῦ μισθώσαντος καὶ τοῦ μισθωσαμένου). Such actions belonged to the jurisdiction of the thesmothetae. All three classes of offenders were capitally punished (Aeschin. c. Tim. § § 13, 72, 87, 90). Heffter (Ath. Gerichtsverf. p. 172) extended this action also to the προαγωγοί: yet there was a special γραφὴ προαγωγείας (Aeschin. c. Tim. § § 14, 184). (Att. Process, ed. Lipsius, p. 411 f.)

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