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date: 15 October 2019

exile 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

Exile (phygē, lit. ‘flight’) is permanent or long‐term removal from one's native place, usually as a punishment imposed by government or other superior power. In Greece it was from earliest times a standard consequence of homicide, and was as much a religious way of getting rid of a source of ... ...

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