agonothetes

agonothetes
agonothetes /ə-gō-nə-thēˈtēz or a-gōˈno-thet-ās/ (Greek)
noun
A judge or director of public games

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  • Agonothetes — In ancient Greece, an agonothetes was the president or superintendent of the sacred games. At first the person who instituted the games and defrayed the expenses was the Agonothetes; but in the great public games, such as the Olympic Games and… …   Wikipedia

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  • agonotet — AGONOTÉT s.m. Cel care prezida întrecerile atletice la grecii antici. [< gr. agonothetes, cf. fr. agonothète]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 23.10.2004. Sursa: DN  AGONOTÉT s. m. personaj care prezida întrecerile atletice la greci. (< gr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • AGONOTHÈTE — s. m. T. d Antiq. Officier qui présidait, chez les Grecs, aux jeux sacrés. Le tribunal des agonothètes distribuait les couronnes aux vainqueurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • AGONOTHÈTE — n. m. T. d’Histoire ancienne Président des jeux publics chez les Grecs. Le tribunal des agonothètes distribuait les couronnes aux vainqueurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Panhellenic Games — is the collective term for four separate sports festivals held in ancient Greece.The four Games were:* Olympic Games the most important and prestigious of the Games, held every four years near Elis, in honour of Zeus * Pythian Games held every… …   Wikipedia

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