TOPARCHIA

TOPARCHIA
apud Plinium, l. 5. c. 14. Reliqua Iudaea (cis Iordanem scil.) dividitur in Toparchias decem --- Hierichuntem palmetis consitam, fontibus irriguam Emmarum, Lyddam, Ioppicam, Acerabatenam, Gophniticam, Thamniticam, Betholenem, Tephenen, Orinen, in qua fuêre Hierosolyma --- Herodium cum oppido illustri eiusdem nominis: ex Graeco Τοπαρχία, imperium est parvi circuitus et unius, ut de Abgaro Edessae Toparcha videre est apud Procopium, Persic. l. 2. vel paucarum tanitum urbium Sic Azoton, Iamniam et Phasaelida, assignatas Salomae sorori, Herodis M. testamentô, τοπαρχίαν Iosephus vocat. Qui idem aliô nomine huiusmodi Regni portiones συνέδρια, item κληρουχίας appellat, atque initiô quinque tantum in Iudaea fuisle scribit, Hierosolymitanam, Gaddarensem, Amathuntinam, Hierichuntanam et Samphoriticam, postmodum autem complures factas, Iud. Ant. l. 14. c. 1. et Bell. Iudaic. l. 3. c. 4. Conventus et Fora dixêre Romani, uti docet Sigonius, de Antiq. Iur. Harum unicuique qui praeerat Τοπάρχης vocabatur, Latine quoque Toparcha. Spartian. in Hadriano, c. 13. Toparchas et Reges ad amicitiam invitavit. Ubi cum Tetrarchas praeferat Regius liber, non multum interesle, utrô legamus modô, censet Casaubon. ad loc. Vide supra in hac voce.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • Toparchies — Toparchy To parch*y, n.; pl. {Toparchies}. [L. toparchia, Gr. ?. See {Toparch}.] A small state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a toparch; as, Judea was formerly divided into ten toparchies. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toparchy — To parch*y, n.; pl. {Toparchies}. [L. toparchia, Gr. ?. See {Toparch}.] A small state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a toparch; as, Judea was formerly divided into ten toparchies. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toparquía — ► sustantivo femenino Territorio gobernado por un toparca. * * * toparquía (del lat. «toparchĭa») f. *Territorio o jurisdicción del toparca. * * * toparquía. (Del gr. τοπαρχία). f. Señorío o jurisdicción del toparca …   Enciclopedia Universal

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