Definition of Ephoral

1. a. Pertaining to an ephor.



Definition of Ephoral

1. Adjective. Pertaining to an ephor. ¹

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Definition of Ephoral

1. ephor [adj] - See also: ephor

Ephoral Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ephoral

ephemerist
ephemerists
ephemeron
ephemerons
ephemeropteran
ephemerous
ephemerovirus
ephesite
ephialtes
ephippia
ephippial
ephippium
ephod
ephods
ephor
ephoral (current term)
ephoralty
ephorate
ephorates
ephori
ephors
ephraim
ephrin
ephrins
ephus
ephyra
ephyrae
epi
epi-
epi-coprostanol

Literary usage of Ephoral

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1. Political Philosophy by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1849)
"... their Classes; Treatment—Ephori; their Power— Resemblance to Tribunes—Opinions of Authors reconciled—ephoral Usurpation— Artificial Aristocracy—Natural ..."

2. The Politics of Aristotle by Aristotle, James Edward Cowell Welldon (1912)
"It is true that the ephoral College is the keystone of the polity. For the commons are kept quiet by their eligibility to the highest office of State; ..."

3. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch (1921)
"X. And now to resume ; Cleomenes, when day came, published a list of eighty citizens who must go into exile, and removed all the ephoral chairs except one ..."

4. Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1844)
"It was not till above a century after his decease that the ephoral power became any protection to the people ; and in a very short time the Ephori became ..."

5. A History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1847)
"... that the ruling Spartans possessed a sufficient influence over the elections to secure a majority at least in the ephoral college, and so long as this ..."

6. Athens, Its Rise and Fall: With Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1843)
"... when adjudging the practical workings of various forms of government) paints the evils of the ephoral magistrature, but Aristotle, as quoted page 209. ..."

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