A.protecting the city, “θεοί” A.Ag.88; ἀγλαΐαι ἀ. public festivals, Pi.N.9.31; ὀργαὶ ἀ. the feelings of law-abiding or social life, S.Ant. 355 (lyr.).
II. as Subst., a magistrate who had the care of the police, streets, and public buildings at Athens, Is.1.15, D.24.112, Arist.Ath. 50.1, SIG313.17, Com.Adesp.25aD.: in other cities, as Tenos, IG 12(5).883.14; Iasos, SIG169.10; Rhodes, IG12(1).1; Pergamum, OGI483.7, etc., cf. Pl.Lg.759a, al.
2. = Lat. praetor urbanus, D.C. 53.2.