Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Greek antiquity, pertaining to the boule or council of a Greek city: as, the bouleutic oath.

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Examples

  • Now the new pro-bouleutic, or pre-considering, senate consisted of four hundred members, -- one hundred from each of the tribes: persons not included in any gens or phratry could therefore have had no access to it.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • As it appears that Solon, while constituting the popular assembly with its pro-bouleutic senate, had no jealousy of the senate of

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • He implored the people to grant him a guard, and at the moment when their sympathies were freshly aroused both in his favor and against his supposed assassins, Aristo proposed formally to the ecclesia (the pro-bouleutic senate, being composed of friends of Pisistratus, had previously authorized the proposition) that a company of fifty club-men should be assigned as a permanent body-guard for the defence of Pisistratus.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • The new force, through which this protection was carried into effect, was the public assembly called _Heli├Ža_, regularized and armed with enlarged prerogatives and further strengthened by its indispensable ally -- the pro-bouleutic, or pre-considering, senate.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • He created the pro-bouleutic, or pre-considering senate, with intimate and especial reference to the public assembly -- to prepare matters for its discussion, to convoke and superintend its meetings, and to insure the execution of its decrees.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

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