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Satibarzanes
(137 words)

(Σατιβαρζάνης; Satibarzánēs).

[German version]

[1] Chamberlain of Artaxerxes [1] I

'Eunuch'/chamberlain in the entourage of Artaxerxes [1] I (Plut. Artaxerxes 12,4. Plut. Mor. 173e; Ktes. FGrH 688 F 30).

[German version]

[2] Satrap of Areia, 4th cent. BC

Persian satrap of Areia [1], fought in the battle of Gaugamela on the left flank (Arr. Anab. 3,8,4), follower of Bessus and one of the assassins of Darius [3] III (Arr. Anab. 3,21,9 f.). He surrendered in 330 to Alex…

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Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), “Satibarzanes”, 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 21 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1102050>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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