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[35] And then, as soon as the Thirty were established, they promptly brought these men to trial before the Council; whereas the people had decreed that it should be “before the court of two thousand.”1 Please read the decree.“Decrees

1 Composed of four of the twelve panels, each consisting of 500 jurors, which were appointed for the formation of the ordinary courts each year. A court of so large a size was only formed for cases of special importance.

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