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Toparches
(29 words)

[German version]

(τοπάρχης; topárchēs). 'Leader (ἄρχειν/árchein = rule) of a district (tópos)'; in the Hellenistic period the highest civil administrative official in a tópos (q.v.).

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Eder, Walter (Berlin), “Toparches”, 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 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1217360>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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