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στρατηγός 1

I.the leader or commander of an army, a general, Hdt., attic: generally, a commander, governor, Soph. Athens, the title of 10 officers elected yearly to command the army and navy, and conduct the war-department, with the Polemarch at their head, Hdt., Thuc., etc.; when distinguished from ναύαρχος and ἵππαρχος the στρατηγός is commander of the infantry, Dem. of the chief magistrates of several Greek cities, Hdt., Polyb.
3.στρ. ὕπατος, or στρατηγός alone, the Roman Consul, Polyb.; στρ. ἑξαπέλεκυς the Praetor, id=Polyb.:—also one of the duumviri or chief magistrates of Roman colonies, NTest. officer who had the custody of the Temple at Jerusalem, id=NTest.

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