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Areopagus

Ar`e`op´a`gus
n.1.The highest judicial court at Athens. Its sessions were held on Mars' Hill. Hence, any high court or tribunal
Noun1.Areopagus - a hill to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
2.Areopagus - the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)

AREOPAGUS. A tribunal established in ancient Athens, bore this name. It is variously represented; some considered as having been a model of justice and perfection, while others look upon it as an aristocratic court, which had a very extended jurisdiction over all crimes and offences, and which exercised an absolute power. See Acts 17, 19 and 22.

Athens, Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital, hill
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