Old and New Bouleuterion

Old and New Bouleuterion Old and New Bouleuterion Old and New Bouleuterion Old and New Bouleuterion Old and New Bouleuterion
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On the western side of the Ancient Agora we encounter the Old Bouleuterion, from the 6th century BC, with a capacity of 700 people. Here the Boule convened, consisting of 500 representatives, 50 from each of the ten “tribes” of Athens, created by Cleisthenes. In the end of the 5th century BC the New Bouleuterion was built, west of the Old one, to cover the new needs of the city.
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