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  Satrap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Satrap is derived from the Old Persian "khshathrapāvā" (protector of the province), based on khshathra- meaning protector and pāvā meaning realm or province.
Satrap was the name given to the governors of the provinces in ancient Median and Persian Achaemenid empires and in several of their heirs, as Sassanid and later hellenistic empires.
The satrap was the head of the administration of his province, and found himself surrounded by an all-but-royal court; he collected the taxes, controlled the local officials and the subject tribes and cities, and was the supreme judge of the province before whose "chair" (Nehemiah 3:7) every civil and criminal case could be brought.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satrap   (941 words)

 SATRAP - LoveToKnow Article on SATRAP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By the earlier Greek authors (Herodotus,Thucydides and often in Xenophon) it is rendered by i5irapXos lieutenant, governor, in the documents -from Babylonia and Egypt and in Ezra and Nehemiah by pakha, governor ; and the satrap Mazaeus of Cilicia and Syria in the time of Darius III.
sqq.) The satrap was the head of the administration of his province;he collected the taxes, controlled the local officials and the subjecttribes and cities, and was the supreme judge of the province towhose chair (Nehem.
The distribution of the greatsatrapies was changed occasionally, and often two of them weregiven to the same man. When the empire decayed, the satrapsoften enjoyed practical independence, especially as it becamecustomary to appoint them also as generals in chief of their armydistrict, contrary to the original rule.
20.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SA/SATRAP.htm   (4606 words)

 satrap - Britannica Concise
Appointed by the king, satraps were usually of the royal family or Persian nobility and held office indefinitely.
Zariadres - one of the satraps (governors) of the Seleucid king Antiochus III, who is credited, with Artaxias (q.v.), as a founder of ancient Armenia.
The son of a nobleman, he cultivated the friendship of Athens and Sparta and, about 366, led the unsuccessful revolt of the satraps of western Anatolia against the Persian king Artaxerxes II (reigned 404–359/358).
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9377812   (411 words)

 DANIEL - Chapter 6 Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There may be a gap to Darius that is the successor of Cambyses II or could be part of the Darius confusion discussed at the end of the comments for chapter 5.
The office of Satrap was an important position at one time in the history.
Although we have already mentioned the satrap, when Nebuchadnezzar was calling the highest officials to dedicate the image, it is brought up again in the sixth chapter.
www.bjm-home.com /daniel/chap6.html   (3264 words)

 Search Results for satrap - Encyclopædia Britannica
Persian satrap (governor) who played a leading part in Persia's struggle to reconquer the Ionian Greek cities of Asia Minor that had been held by Athens since 449.
Achaemenid satrap (governor) of Bactria and Sogdiana under King Darius III of Persia.
Seleucid satrap (governor) of Parthia during the mid-3rd century.
www.britannica.com /search?query=satrap&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (260 words)

 satrap on Encyclopedia.com
SATRAP [satrap], governor of a province (satrapy) of the ancient Persian Empire.
BC; the number of satraps varied from 20 to 28 during his reign.
William Gates III; at 34, the software satrap is working on his third billion.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/s1/satrap.asp   (273 words)

 AllRefer.com - satrap (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia
Darius I reorganized the privileges and duties of his satraps in the 6th cent.
B.C. ; the number of satraps varied from 20 to 28 during his reign.
The command of the troops was taken from the satraps, who lost the right to engage mercenaries and to issue coinage.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/satrap.html   (226 words)

 Wesley's Glorantha Site III > The Middle World > Lunar Empire > Joranit
The quarter was started when the Satrap built his new palace on the old Carmanian Quarter and the nobles rushed to built their palaces as close to the Satrap's walls as they could.
The Satrap's guard are home-based in the Palace and most of his extended family lives there as well.
The Satrap's Coast Guard rigorously enforces this mandate and the Harbour Master is harsh to those caught trying to skirt the Satrap's duties.
www.celtic-webs.com /glorantha/middle/lunar/joranit/joranit_overview.html   (1601 words)

 Current Players
The rumor mongers of the Empire have not forgotten that more than 20 years ago Abbasid's father was an influential Minister in a Homeland Satrapy, before a scandal stripped him of his post and soiled the family name.
K'sawa is Hena Alessu (Amazon) by birth, and was a notorious Corsair captain before she was captured by the fleet of Beggaladeni.
Satrap Abubula Hegila Zamunda is a large, jovial man. As an official in the Homeland, his loud voice and boisterous behavior caught the eyes of his superiors quickly, and they found him behind many excellent proposals and activities.
game.activemac.com /promise/current/players.html   (946 words)

 Iranica.com - DASCYLIUM
The highest dignitary was the satrap, usually a member of the extended Achaemenid family, who resided on the Dascylium estate.
The satrap was expected to maintain order and thus to ensure a favorable climate for economic activities that would generate tribute (cf.
Megabates, a younger son of Megabazus, was Achaemenid commander of the fleet that sailed against Naxos in 500/499 and satrap at Dascylium in the early 470s (Thucydides, 1.129; Herodotus, 5.32-35, 6.32).
www.iranica.com /articles/v7f1/v7f169.html   (2041 words)

 Coins, Art, and Chronology: Cribb page 3
In the Taxila copper scroll Patika is mentioned as the son of the satrap Liaka Kusuluka, satrap of Chuksa.
The use of the Maues Era by these satraps could be parallel to the use of the Azes Era by the local kings of the twin kingdoms of Apraca and Avaca (Salomon 1995).
Another chronological marker for the date of the reigns of Liaka Kusuluka and his son Patika is the existence of another satrap documented as a ruler of their Chuksa satrapy.
www.grifterrec.com /y/cribb/ekk_cribb_03.html   (4469 words)

 SATRAP Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SATRAP Team submited a paper for Robocup Symposium 2006, Bremen, Germany.
SATRAP Team is a robotic team with about 6 years of experiments in this field.
SATRAP consists of three major working groups named Electronics, Mechanics and Computer Sciences.
www.satrapteam.ir   (74 words)

From his armies and navies did he cull such officers who seemed over-greedy for glory won at his expense; and from the sons of the Satraps and Emirs did he winnow the sons and sons of sons whose eyes looked to their father's thrones with less than filial reverence.
In the year 241, His Imperial Majesty the Satrap Kharijhal (may he live forever) signed a treaty of peace with the Andorian League, marrying his beloved sister Ieashia to the white barbarian King Rylian and his beloved cousin Zarhed of Jurine to the elfin princess Samarra of Andorak.
Alas, the joy did not last, for in the year 242, her Majesty Queen of Andoria and Princess of Zuwayza did fall ill and was taken to be seated at the Table of Kjarran--shortly thereafter did follow her beloved white barbarian King.
www.reality.com /dmback/karnemp.htm   (1490 words)

The region had been unquiet, because the former satrap, Pissuthnes, had revolted against king Darius II Nothus (423-404).
The Spartans were involved in an intense conflict with the Athenians, the Peloponnesian War (427-404), and had found out that they were unable to win as long as they had no navy.
This strategy was not appreciated by king Darius and queen Parysatis, who made their second son Cyrus the Younger satrap of Lydia and Cappadocia.
www.livius.org /ti-tn/tissaphernes/tissaphernes.htm   (886 words)

 Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
From that point until the time when she had led the Satrap and his Companion out of the buried labyrinth, all was misty and dreamlike.
When she had led the Satrap and his Companion out of the buried Elderling city, they had found themselves far from where Malta had originally entered the underground ruins.
At close range, she was able to see that the boat had nosed into a dense mat of twigs, branches and other river debris, but in the gloom, it was hard to see the extent of it.
www.randomhouse.com /catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780553900279&view=excerpt   (2357 words)

 Acutus, Prefect of the Mother's Guard
One, Felzias Tysor, was appointed Satrap of Karasal.
Var-Eel, Satrap of Oronin: you stole an Imperial Staff for him in return for a commission in the Mother's Guard.
Acutus is the heir to the former Satraps of Karasal.
www.etyries.com /moonson/acutus.htm   (2459 words)

In the year 394 B.C. the Athenian general Conon and the Persian satrap Pharnabazos defeated the Spartan fleet under Peisandros near Cnidus.
The first satrap of Caria was Hyssaldomus of Mylasa, who was succeeded by his son Hecatomnus.
During the revolts instigated by the other satraps against the Great King, e acted diplomatically, supporting the central power without, for all that, abandoning the other satraps.
www.binlik.com /caria3-ger.htm   (1373 words)

 Queen Penelori, Satrap of Oraya
You are the satrap of Oraya, and the leading member of the Molari-sor clan, one of the original three Fifth families founded by the mask of Moonson, Magnificus.
The Court of the Silver Gate is a council of Satraps of the Empire.
The Satrap of Doblian will have a place on the council, when one is appointed.
www.btinternet.com /~Nick_Brooke/moonson/penelori.htm   (1992 words)

 Ancient Greek Coins
AR hemiobol (0.32 gr), uncertain Satrap in Caria, ca.
AR hemiobol (0.30 gr), uncertain Satrap in Caria, ca.
AR hemiobol (0.33 gr), uncertain Satrap in Caria, ca.
www.ancientcoins.ca /greekf.html   (1383 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SATRAP 1: And if anyone’s caught bowing down to another KING: I’ll give him a time out and call up his mother.
SATRAP 1: (sighs) You should throw the guy to the lions for food SATRAP 2: The poor beasts shouldn’t be kept hungry SATRAP 1: Its rude.
SATRAP 1: Daniel the law says that you shouldn’t pray SATRAP 2: Except to the king!
www.uky.edu /~dlresi2/skits/DANIEL.DOC   (834 words)

 Darius (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The enemies of the Jews lost no time in bringing the matter under the notice of Darius, who caused search to be made for the decree of Cyrus (q.v.).
It was not found at Babylon, but at Achmetha (Ezra 6:2); and Darius forthwith issued a new decree, giving the Jews full liberty to prosecute their work, at the same time requiring the Syrian satrap and his subordinates to give them all needed help.
It was with the army of this king that the Greeks fought the famous battle of Marathon (B.C. During his reign the Jews enjoyed much peace and prosperity.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/darius.html   (369 words)

 ZUWAYZA--Arena 19   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some ten years past, the elder brother of the last Satrap of Zuwayza, Tandeces, who was at that time heir apparent to the Satrap Zakar, did seek knowledge there.
Thus when Alkurias became Satrap in his stead, he ordered the Silent Grove fenced with both iron and magic, that none might enter there, and he declared it accursed.
Zuwayza lives by the trade that comes to it across the cold sea, from the almost-legendary dwarven kingdoms of the far north such as Dalmordan, and from the exotic east, passing their goods to the west, and from that which comes down from the north, overland from Vithicar of the Mages.
www.reality.com /dmback/zuwayza.htm   (491 words)

 Rhaffa Khan: Sable Khan, Satrap of Kostaddi
As a satrap of the Empire you are eligible to sit on the Court of the Silver Gate.
Prince Pardidas, Satrap of Sylila: you have convinced him that the death of his sister, Gerra (wife of Gul-Taran), was set up by Gul-Taran so that he could remarry and get another dowry.
Queen Penelori, Satrap of Oraya: Sitzmag tells you that she is worried about the Pentans in the Redlands and seeks to employ horse mercenaries to help fight them off.
www.etyries.com /moonson/rhaffa-khan.htm   (1886 words)

 Bible Study - Satraps
The title of satrap is found in the Ezra, Esther and Daniel era of Bible History:
Then this Daniel became distinguished above all the other presidents and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.
Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a ground for complaint against Daniel with regard to the kingdom; but they could find no ground for complaint or any fault, because he was faithful, and no error or fault was found in him.
www.keyway.ca /htm2003/20030216.htm   (327 words)

 Satrap - OneLook Dictionary Search
Satrap : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
SATRAP : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
SATRAP : Hobson Jobson Dictionary of Anglo-Indian terms [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=Satrap&ls=a   (205 words)

 First Greek Book Collation: Lesson XIII
125 4 DHM Tissaphernes, the satrap of Caria, was hostile to Cyrus.
125 4 GMH Tissaphernes, the satrap of the Caria province, was an enemy
125 4 HMU ButTissaphernes, the satrap of Karia, was the enemy of
www.geocities.com /firstgreekbook/lessonxiii.html   (1586 words)

 - Chapter 7
The satrap governors were all chosen from a pool of men who were close Imperial relations, half-brothers and uncles and great-uncles, in both paternal and maternal lines.
Any of the haut-lords might possess a ghem-guard both loyal and capable enough to be delegated the task, while the satrap governor lingered front and center in the bier-gifting ceremonies, his alibi established before dozens of witnesses.
As briefly as the complications permitted, he summed up his conversation with the haut Rian Degtiar for Ivan, leaving out only a description of her incredible beauty, and his own stunned response to it.
www.baen.com /chapters/W200109/0671318586___7.htm   (4473 words)

 DP: Diadokhoi
The objective of each player is to establish a stable kingdom, based on the possession of major cities and strongholds, which are vital parts of the Macedonian empire.
There was a coalition of oriental satraps against the ambitious Peithon, the satrap of Media.
A royal order is required to get help from the oriental satraps, in order to take control of their army and treasure.
www.diplom.org /Online/variants/diadokhoi.html   (8396 words)

 Brink-Day-Johnston-Fletcher - Person Page 154
Led the Armenian auxiliaries of Darius III in the battle of Gaugamela, 1Oct.
Convinced from theoutset that the generals could not maintain the unity of Alexander'sempire, he proposed during the council at Babylon, which followedAlexander's death, that the satrapies (the provinces of the huge empire)be divided among the generals.
He became satrap of Egypt, with theadjacent Libyan and Arabian regions, and methodically took advantage ofthe geographic isolation of the Nile territory to make it a greatHellenistic power.
www.brinkfamily.net /tree/p154.htm   (5989 words)

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