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Definition of Satrapies

Satrapies
Satrapy Sa"trap*y (?; 277), n.; pl. Satrapies. [L. satrapia, satrapea, Gr. ?: cf. F. satrapie.] The government or jurisdiction of a satrap; a principality. --Milton.

Meaning of Satrapies from wikipedia

- "town" + ban بان meaning "keeper"). Although the first large-scale use of satrapies, or provinces, originates from the inception of the Achaemenid Empire...
- "in charge of the upper satrapies" (Gr****: ὁ ἐπί τῶν ἄνω σατραπειῶν, romanized: ho epi tōn anō satrapeiōn). The Upper Satrapies comprised the entire eastern...
- region controlled by the Orontid dynasty (570–201 BC), was one of the satrapies of the Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BC that later became an independent...
- can be considered one of the Indian satrapies of the Achaemenid Empire. Maka was an important early eastern satrapy of Cyrus the Great, founder of the...
- Cilicia was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Empire, with its capital being Tarsus. It was conquered sometime in the 540's BC by Cyrus the Great. Cilicia was...
- Lydia (satrapy) 𐎿𐎱𐎼𐎭, Sparda The Satrapy of Lydia, known as Sparda in Old Persian (Old Persian cuneiform 𐎿𐎱𐎼𐎭, Sparda), was an administrative...
- Cappadocia Cappadocia (from Old Persian 𐎣𐎫𐎱𐎬𐎢𐎣 Katpatuka) was a satrapy (province) of the Achaemenid Empire located in Anatolia (modern-day Turkey)...
- Seleucus I Nicator of the Seleucid Empire sought to retake the Indian satrapies of the Macedonian Empire, which had been occupied by Emperor Chandragupta...
- independence, in particular, in between the first and second Egyptian Satrapies. Cambyses II became the Pharaoh of Egypt after his successful subsumption...
- lost one third of his men. Several scholars have argued that the Persian satrapy Maka is identical to Gedrosia (which is a Gr**** name). One argument is...