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theōroi (θεωροί), ‘observers’, 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Joseph Eddy FontenroseJoseph Eddy Fontenrose, Antony J. S. SpawforthAntony J. S. Spawforth

a word originally applied to sight-seeing travellers (see tourism) and to those attending at festivals in distant cities. It became the title of a magistracy in some Greek cities and was an official title given to a city's representatives at another city's festival. The great panhellenic festivals (... ...

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