To this council were intrusted powers less extensive in theory than those of the Areopagus, but far more actively exerted.
Then they put him on an ambulance car, and thus conveyed him before the Areopagus.
The Areopagus, as they could not punish the priest, proceeded against his hatchet.
The Areopagus at Athens had the care of religion, but the Areopagites were not priests.
If trivial matters were to be censured this Areopagus was not convened.
The Areopagus is situated a few hundred feet west of the Acropolis.
The Areopagus, too, checked pauperism by providing public works.
Is not his monumental work the text-book for all encyclopdists of the Areopagus?
The privileges of the Areopagus were Cleisthenes, Ephialtes.
We find no contests like these in the Areopagus, nor in the Roman senate.
1640s, Greek, Areios pagos "the hill of Ares," west of the Acropolis in Athens, where the highest judicial court sat; second element from pagos "rocky hill." Sense extended to "any important tribunal."