With these words he, as ephor, himself put the question to the assembly of the Lacedaemonians.
Chilo, the Lacedaemonian ephor, is placed also among the seven.
Upon this the same ephor asked him whether he repented of what he had done.
In 560 (or 556) he acted as ephor, an office which he is even said to have founded.
He was here met by Diphridas the ephor, who brought him orders to invade Bœotia immediately.
He also gave out that he intended to remain in office as ephor for the next year as well.
ephor, ef′or, n. a class of magistrates whose office apparently originated at Sparta, being peculiar to the Doric states.
Fixed antiquities must be reported by the discoverer to the ephor General or one of the ephors of antiquities or other official.