The Collaborative International Dictionary
n. The popular deliberative assembly in the Ancient Greece city-state of Sparta, corresponding to the ''ecclesia'' in most other Greek states.
The Apella was the popular deliberative assembly in the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, corresponding to the ecclesia in most other Greek states. Every Spartan male full citizen who had completed his thirtieth year was entitled to attend the meetings, which, according to Lycurgus ordinance, must be held at the time of each full moon within the boundaries of Sparta.
Apella may refer to:
- Apella, the popular assembly of ancient Sparta
- Apellai, a Doric family-festival
Usage examples of "apella".
McCoy, rushing forward, used the "exhibit" barrel to drop Apella and whirled to help Kirk.