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a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)
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For the original judgment in Greek, see Areios Pagos
[Supreme Court] 11/2000 (Greece).
District Court Livadia] 137/1997 (Greece) (holding that state immunity did not apply to actions jure gestionis and denying Germany's claim to immunity for massacre committed by its soldiers in 1944), aff'd, Areios Pagos
On May 4, 2000, the Areios Pagos delivered a judgment (39) which shared the Livadia court's reasoning: because of the level of atrocity of the massacre, classified as a crime against humanity, Germany was estopped from invoking its jurisdictional immunity.
The Distomo judgment of the Greek Areios Pagos was delegitimized in Greece by the later judgment in Germany v.