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apella Explained

apella at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Ancient Spartan assembly, similar to the ecclesia of other Greek states. The apella, whose monthly meetings were open to citizens over 30, did not initiate proposals, and could only consider matters submitted by the ephors or the gerousia; voting was by shouts. Its business included treaties, wars, and succession; it named commanders, elected elders and ephors, and voted on changes in the laws.

apella at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » Ἀπέλλα|lang=grc|tr=Apella.


Inter: en-nou » n
  • The popular deliberative assembly in the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, corresponding to the ecclesia in most other Greek states.

  • Finnish


    Inter: head » fi|noun form
  • Inter: fi-form of » type=noun|case=adessive|pl=singular|appi


    * paella, pallea

  • Latin


    Diminutive of Inter: term » apes||bee|lang=la


    Inter: la-noun » apella|apellae|apellae|f|first
  • small bee
    1. Inter: New Latin » mistakenly? small ape


      Inter: la-decl-1st » apell

      Derived terms

      * Cebus apella - the tufted capuchin

  • Nilasera apella
  • Racta apella
  • Rifargia apella