Pnyx Hill. Athens. Greece. View on Pnyx Hill of the bema, the stepped platform carved from the bedrock from which speakers including great statesmen’s addressed the citizens Assembly during the 5th and 4th centuries BC. The Assembly met on the terrace in front of the bema 40 times a year to discuss and vote on proposed legislation and at least 5000 citizens were required to attend each gathering.
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- Acropolis - Athens - Greece