Areopagus

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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 [A.
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.