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Ὦ ξεῖν’, ἀγγέλλειν Λακεδαιμονίοις ὅτι τῇδε κείμεθα τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. -> Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
Simonides of Kea

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Rule: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ, κράτος, τό, or use V. σκῆπτρα, τά, θρόνοι, οἱ. Kingship: P. and V. τυραννίς, ἡ. Affairs: P. and V. τὰ πράγματα, Ar. and V. πρᾶγος, τό. Constitution: Ar. and P. πολιτεία, ἡ. Magistrates: P. τὰ τέλη, οἱ ἐπὶ τοῖς πράγμασι, P. and V. οἱ ἐν τέλει, τὰ κύρια, V. οἱ ἐν τέλει βεβῶτες, Ar. and P. αἱ ἀρχαί. Form of government: P. κόσμος, ὁ, or use τάξις πολιτείας, ἡ. The government that was then being established: P. τὰ τότε καθιστάμενα πράγματα. I am friendly to the established government: P. εὔνους εἰμὶ τοῖς καθεστηκόσι πράγμασι (Lys. 145, 37). Carry on the government. v.: Ar. and P. πολιτεύεσθαι. P. and V. τὰ τῆς πόλεως πράσσειν. The nine Archons at that time carried on most of the duties of government: P. τότε τὰ πολλὰ τῶν πολιτικῶν οἱ ἐννέα ἄρχοντες ἔπρασσον (Thuc. 1, 126.) Has the government been left to the people? V. δεδήμευται κράτος; (Eur., Cycl. 119). Good government, subs.: Ar. and P. εὐνομία, ἡ. Enjoy good government, v.: P. εὐνομεῖσθαι.