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Satrapes
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[German version]

[1] (title) see Satrap

(Persian-Achaemenid title) see Satrap

[German version]

[2] Graecized name of the Canaanite god Šadrapa'

(Σατράπης/Satrápēs; Σαδράπης/Sadrápēs). Graecized name of the Canaanite god Šadrapa, worshipped from North Africa to Babylonia esp. in the Hellenistic-Roman period. The Greek form of the name, probably chosen in allusion to the Old Persian title ḫšaθra ('protector of the land…

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Röllig, Wolfgang (Tübingen), “Satrapes”, 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 08 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1102250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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