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ἀρχεῖον , Ion. ἀρχήϊον , τό, neut. of an Adj. ἀρχεῖος, α, ον : ῾ἀρχή II):—, residence, or office of chief magistrates, Hdt.4.62 (dub.), Lys.9.9, X.Cyr.1.2.3, Isoc.5.48, Arist.Mu.400b16; “τὰ . καὶ βουλευτήριαD.10.53, cf. IG2.475.21, al., OGI268.18 (Nacrasa, iii B. C.), PGrenf.2.30, al. (ii B. C.).
2. τὰ . public records, archives, prob. in SIG684.7 (Dyme, ii B. C.), cf. D.H.2.26, PTeb.397.19 (ii A. D.).
II. college or board of magistrates, magistracy, Arist.Pol.1298b28, 1304a19: but in pl., special boards, ib. 1299a36, 1331a25, Plu.Ages.33; “ὀμόσαι τὰ .IG2.332.45, cf. OGI218.149 (Ilium), etc.; “ὅσοι ἀρχείων μετέχουσιν καὶ δικαστηρίωνSIG286.20 (Milet., iv B. C.).
III. in the Roman camp, = principia, head-quarters, Plu.Galb.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 4, 53
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.62
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 48
    • Lysias, For the Soldier, 9
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.2.3
    • Plutarch, Galba, 12
    • Plutarch, Agesilaus, 33
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.26
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