Spartan Political System- GEROUSIA

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Who...?
30 members. 28 (of 60+years) and 2 Kings.
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Elected for...?
Life.
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Discuss...?
All proposals before they go to the Apella.
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Can override...?
Apella, if 'speaking crookedly'.
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Play roles of...?
Judge and jury- Supreme Court: make judgements on trials.
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The 28 sided with...?
Kings to avoid democracy, and Apella to resist tyranny.
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Only who could make proposals...?
Elders and Kings.
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Veto...?
Motions passed by Apella.
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Consulted by...?
Ephors.
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Received...?
Foreign ambassadors.
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Had power to...?
Condemn, fine, banish.
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Could put on trial...?
Any Spartan, including the Kings.
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Could override...?
The decisions of any other group.
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Diodorus 11:56...?
474BC- Hetoemaridas convinced Sparta (Gerousia and People) to not fight Athens.
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Life.

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