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."
the Latin form of the Greek word rendered "Mars' hill." But it denotes also the council or court of justice which met in the open air on the hill. It was a rocky height to the west of the Acropolis at Athens, on the south-east summit of which the council was held which was constituted by Solon, and consisted of nine archons or chief magistrates who were then in office, and the ex-archons of blameless life. On this hill of Mars (Gr. Ares) Paul delivered his memorable address to the "men of Athens" (Acts 17:22-31).