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Headword: Νομάρχαι
Adler number: nu,455
Translated headword: nomarchs
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the officials concerned with taxes of the territory amongst Egyptians; [the ones] who were [sc. created] under Ptolemy, the successor of Philip's son Alexander.[1]
Greek Original:
Νομάρχαι: οἱ κατὰ τέλη τῆς χώρας ἄρχοντες παρ' Αἰγυπτίοις: οἳ ἦσαν ἐπὶ Πτολεμαίου τοῦ μετὰ Ἀλέξανδρον τὸν Φιλίππου.
The precise definition does relate to the period specified, but see LSJ s.v. for earlier and looser attestations (e.g. in Herodotus).
[1] i.e. Ptolemy I Soter, ruled 323-282.
Keywords: chronology; constitution; definition; economics; geography; historiography; history; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 October 2005@09:31:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 24 October 2005@01:28:38.
David Whitehead (added note and another keyword) on 24 October 2005@03:36:18.
David Whitehead (another note) on 18 August 2009@10:16:38.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2013@03:24:22.


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