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Definition of Satrap

Satrap
Satrap Sa"trap (? or ?; 277), n. [L. satrapes, Gr. ?, fr. OPers. khshatrap[=a]van ruler: cf. F. satrape.] The governor of a province in ancient Persia; hence, a petty autocrat despot.

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- Satraps (/ˈsætrəp/) were the governors of the provinces of the ancient Median and Achaemenid Empires and in several of their successors, such as in the...
- The Western Satraps, Western Kshatrapas, or Kshaharatas (35–405 CE) were Indo-Scythian (Saka) rulers of the western and central part of India (Saurashtra...
- BC. At the Partition of Triparadisus in 321 BC, Seleucus was appointed Satrap of Babylon under the new regent Antipater. But almost immediately, the wars...
- of Darius states that his father was satrap of Bactria in 522 BCE. According to Herodotus, Hystaspes was the satrap of Persis, although the French Iranologist...
- The Great Satraps' Revolt, or the Revolt of the Satraps (366-360 BC), was a rebellion in the Achaemenid Empire of several satraps against the authority...
- successful model of a centralised, bureaucratic administration (through satraps under the King of Kings), for building infrastructure such as road systems...
- (/juːˈmɛniːz/; Gr****: Εὐμένης; c. 362 – 316 BC) was a Gr**** general and satrap. He parti****ted in the Wars of the Diadochi as a supporter of the Macedonian...
- 𐊪𐊠𐊲𐊸𐊫𐊦 Mauśoλ “very dear”[1]) was a ruler of Caria (377–353 BC), nominally a satrap of the Achaemenid Empire. He enjo**** the status of king or dynast by virtue...
- Mazaios (Gr****:Μαζαῖος) (died 328 BC) was a Persian noble and satrap of Cilicia and later satrap of Babylon for the Achaemenid Empire, a satrapy which he retained...
- the nuptials celebrated at Susa, Perdiccas married the daughter of the satrap of Media, a Persian named Atropates. When Hephaestion unexpectedly died...
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