Definition of Satrapy. Meaning of Satrapy. Synonyms of Satrapy

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Definition of Satrapy

Satrapy
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 Satrapy from wikipedia

- + bān [بان‎] meaning "keeper"). Although the first large-scale use of satrapies, or provinces, originates from the inception of the Achaemenid Empire...
- Maka was a satrapy (province) of the Achaemenid Empire and later a satrapy of the Parthian and S****anian empires (known as Mazun), corresponding to Gr****...
- The Satrapy of Armenia (Armenian: Սատրապական Հայաստան Satrapakan Hayastan; Old Persian: Armina or Arminiya, a region controlled by the Orontid Dynasty...
- first appears as a political entity in Achaemenid lists of governorates ("satrapies") under their dominion. Prior to this, the people of the region seem to...
- Colchis (Macrones, Moschi, and Marres) were incorporated into the nineteenth Satrapy of Persia, while the northern tribes submitted "voluntarily" and had to...
- allowed a certain amount of regional autonomy in the form of the satrapy system. A satrapy was an administrative unit, usually organized on a geographical...
- Bactria (satrapy) Bactria was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Empire. The first mention of Bactria comes in 520 BCE at the Behistun inscription. Bactria was...
- Dynasty 27), also known as the First Egyptian Satrapy (Old Persian: Mudrāya) was effectively a province (satrapy) of the Achaemenid Persian Empire between...
- BC, it became a province of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, known as the satrapy of Lydia or Sparda in Old Persian. In 133 BC, it became part of the Roman...
- it was placed in Region 5. Mentioned in ancient times as the Achamenid satrapy of Carmania, it is the largest province of Iran with an area of 183,285 km2...
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