Definition of Toparchies. Meaning of Toparchies. Synonyms of Toparchies

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Definition of Toparchies

Toparchies
Toparchy To"parch*y, n.; pl. Toparchies. [L. toparchia, Gr. ?. See Toparch.] A small state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a toparch; as, Judea was formerly divided into ten toparchies. --Fuller.

Meaning of Toparchies from wikipedia

- the governor of a district. Such districts were then called "toparchies" (sing. toparchy, from Gr**** τοπαρχία, toparchia). In the 6th century, in the...
- other cities that were inferior to it, they presided over their several toparchies; Gophna was the second of those cities, and next to that Acrabatta, after...
- Costobarus, governor of Idumea. She was a nominal queen regnant of the toparchy of Iamnia, Azotus, Phasaelis from 4 BCE. Salome's second husband was Alexas...
- of territories north and east of the Jordan, and Salome I was given a toparchy including the cities of Jabneh, Ashdod, and Phasaelis. It is generally...
- name. In the 25th year of his reign, he partitioned the kingdom into Toparchies, Tetrarchies, and Governments, and brought colonies from diverse parts...
- there. In the time of Jesus, Iudaea of the Romans was divided into the toparchies of Judea, Samaria, Galilee and the Paralia. Samaria occupied the centre...
- between the two towns. The city had been ****igned the status of toparchy, one of eleven toparchies or prefectures in Judaea given certain administrative responsibilities...
- by building Tiberias." Magdala is also described as "the capital of a toparchy", and is compared to Sepphoris and Tiberias in that it had "administrative...
- tetrarchs in inheritance, while Herod's sister Salome I shortly ruled a toparchy of Jamnia. Upon the deposition of Herod Archelaus in 6 CE, his territories...
- him in his office of high priest, but gave to him the three Samaritan toparchies of Mount Ephraim, Lod, and Ramathaim-Zophim. In consideration of a present...
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