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Gobryas
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(Γωβρύας; Gōbrýas, Akkadian Gu/Gú-ba/bar-ru(-u; Elamite Kam-bar-ma, ancient Persian Gaubaruva-). Name of various Achaemenid dignitaries.

[German version]

[1] Governor of Cyrus the Gr.

‘Governor’ of Cyrus the Great known from the Nabonidus Chronicle (3,20 [4]) who after the conquest of Babylonia appointed administrative officials there. Presumably identical to Ugbar…

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Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), “Gobryas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e425790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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