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τετράρχ-ης , ου, ,
A.tetrarch, Str.12.5.1, Plu.Ant.56, OGI416 (Cos, i. A.D.), 543.3 (Ancyra, ii A.D.), etc.; of rulers under the protection of Rome of lower grade than kings, e.g. in Palestine, Ev.Matt.14.1, al., J.BJ1.12.5, al.; generally, Sall.Cat.20.7, Hor.Sat.1.3.12, etc.: also τέτραρχος , “ΘεσσαλῶνSIG274 (Delph., iv B.C.): gen. “-χουOGI606.4 (Syria, i A.D.), but “-χαIGRom.4.1683 (Pergam.): cf. τετραρχία.
II. a leader of four λόχοι, or 64 men, Rev.Arch.3 (1934).40 (Amphipolis, iii/ii B.C.), 6(1935).31 (ibid., ii B.C.), Ascl.Tact.2.8, Arr.Tact.10.1, Ael.Tact.9.2.
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    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.12.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 12.5.1
    • New Testament, Matthew, 14.1
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 56
    • Arrian, Tactica, 10.1
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