A Bouleuterion was an Ancient Greek government structure which served as an Assembly House or Meeting Place for City and Town Officials. These were permanent structures which would not be found in smaller Regions (such as Villages). It was from The Bouleuterion that Public debates were held as well as the voting of and the implementation of laws. The name came from The Ancient Greek term for a Citizen Councilman, known as a ''Boule'', with the gathering of such creating ''Bouleuterion''. Dating to the 5th Century BC, The structure was built of stone and seated 5 groups of 100 Boule each.