Paragraphê and the merits
The evidence of the orators shows that the paragraphě on such issues as proper jurisdiction did not precede a separate hearing on the substance of the case but was one element of the argumentation in a single proceeding.
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Carawan, Edwin M. "Paragraphê and the Merits." Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 51, no. 2 (2011): 254-295.
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