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hellēnotamiai


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(‘treasurers of the Greeks’), were the chief financial officials of the Delian League. Their office was in Delos until 454/3 bc, in Athens after that; but from the first they were Athenians appointed by Athens (one from each tribe). They received the tribute from the allies, and from 453 paid the aparchē (first‐fruits) to the treasury of Athena (see tamiai); and they made payments on the instructions of the assembly, chiefly to generals for their campaigns but sometimes for other purposes (such as the Acropolis buildings).

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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