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1 It appears from Hyperides （Hyp. 5 col. 26）, who seems to be referring to the same case, that Dinarchus is here alluding to the dole made to Athenians to enable them to attend the theater. The normal price of a seat was one-third of a drachma only, but as the fund was apparently drawn upon for other purposes also, it is perhaps not surprising that the sum mentioned here is larger. Cf. Libanius arg. ad Demosthenem 1. The portion mentioned in the following sentence was an allowance of sacrificial meat made to members of the Areopagus.
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