Boule Sentence Examples
The Boule, or parliament-house, possesses a considerable library.
The new constitution provided for a boule whose members were to be recruited by lot from all citizens above thirty; the functions of this body to be exercised by four sections succeeding one another by yearly rotation and serving without pay; all high officials to be chosen by it out of its own members.
In Athens in the sixth prytany of each year the representatives of the Boule asked the Ecclesia whether it was for the welfare of the state that ostracism should take place.
The archons and members of the boule, who certainly received remuneration in 411, and also some minor magistrates, were perhaps paid for the first time by Pericles.
By making effective the powers of the Ecclesia (Popular Assembly) the Boule (Council) and Heliaea, Cleisthenes became the true founder of Athenian democracy.Advertisement
Each division was represented by two elective assessment commissioners (ra?crai), who assisted the Boule at Athens in the quadrennial division of the tribute.
But before it could be carried into effect it was superseded by a "provisional constitution," which gave unlimited power to a boule of 400 (chosen by a roundabout system which favoured intrigue) and its nominees, the ten "absolute" generals.
After assisting his father in his school, he tried his hand at acting with indifferent success, served with distinction in the army, and held several clerkships, amongst them the office of clerk to the Boule.
Each city sent in its own assessment before the raicraL, who presented it to the Boule.
In 346 the peace of Philocrates was made between the league and Philip on terms which were accepted by the Athenian Boule.Advertisement
The cities appear equally Hellenic in their political organs and functions with boule and demos and popularly elected magistrates.
Before throwing a boule, the player must remove from it any trace of mud or any other substance.
Just beside it is a popular patch for playing boule, which chimes rather nicely with the olive grove beyond it.
The throwing of the jack by one member of the team does not imply that he or she must play the first boule.
The nearest boule to the cochonnet is always called the " best boule " .Advertisement
Then it is up to a player in the team not leading to throw until his/her team gets a leading boule and so on.
Whilst playing his or her last boule, he or she must not carry another boule in the other hand.
But before it could be carried into effect it was superseded by a " provisional constitution," which gave un limited power to a boule of 400 (chosen by a roundabout system which favoured intrigue) and its nominees, the ten " absolute " generals.
For this failure the generals were severely criticized at Athens; an inquiry by the boule led to their arrest, and before the ecclesia they aggravated their case by pleading (i.) that the storm made a.
The Verneuil process is a method of manufacturing synthetic gemstones by melting a finely powdered substance into a boule, or a single crystal ignot.Advertisement
The player who threw the cochonnet, throws his first boule.
A player on the next team throws a boule.
The player who is farthest from the cochonnet throws his boule.
Once one side runs out of boules, the scores are calculated (one point per boule that's closer to the cochonnet than your opponents) and a circle is drawn again.
You can create a defensive "wall" in front of the cochonnet to prevent your opponent from rolling their boule to get the point.Advertisement
For the Prytaneis of the Boule and of the Naucraries, see B Oule and Naucrary.
It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.
Boule and demos long continued to function.
This shows us the normal organs of a Greek city, boule, ecclesia, prytaneis, &c., in full working, with the annual election of magistrates, and ordinary forms of public action.
It is at the lastnamed spot that the various pharmaceutical preparations are now manufactured for which they are famous (though sold only since about 1840) - the Elixir, the Boule d'acier (a mineral paste or salve), and the celebrated liqueur.
Under the kings of Athens it must have closely resembled the Boule of elders described by Homer; and there can be no doubt that it was the chief factor in the work of transforming the kingship into an aristocracy, in which it was to be supreme.
Conformably with the view here presented we may suppose that the name " Boule of the Areopagus " developed from the simple term " Boule " in order to distinguish it from the new Boule, or Council of Four Hundred.
In internal government the cleruchs adopted the Boule and Assembly system of Athens itself; so we read of Polemarchs, Archons Eponymi, Agoranomi, Strategi, in various places.