- the office of a trierarch.
- trierarchs collectively.
- (in Athens) the duty of fitting out or furnishing triremes for the public service.
Origin of trierarchy
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Of the extraordinary liturgies, the trierarchy was the most important.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
- the responsibility for fitting out a state trireme, esp in Athens
- the office of a trierarch
- trierarchs collectively
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