Chiliarch
Chilian Chil"i*an, Chiliarch Chil"i*arch`, n. [Gr. ?, ?; chi`lioi a thousand + ? leader, ? to lead.] The commander or chief of a thousand men. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chiliarch — (griechisch χιλίαρχος, chiliarchos) war die griechische Bezeichnung für den Kommandeur der Leibgarde im Perserreich der Achämeniden bzw. für den Kommandeur von 1000 Mann. Er übernahm später auch wichtige Regierungsfunktionen, die in der (älteren) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chiliarch — (Greek: χιλίαρχος, meaning commander of a thousand ), in the Greek army of the Hellenistic period, was a commander of a 1,000 men unit, roughly equivalent to a modern battalion. The office was an adaptation by Alexander the Great of the Persian… …   Wikipedia

  • Chiliárch — (griech.), im altgriechischen Heere Befehlshaber über 1000 Mann, Oberst …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • chiliarch — [kil′ē ärk΄] n. [L chiliarches < Gr chiliarchēs < chilioi, a thousand + archos, leader] in ancient Greece, the military commander of 1,000 men …   English World dictionary

  • chiliarch — chiliarchy, n. /kil ee ahrk /, n. (in ancient Greece) the military commander of 1000 men. [1650 60; < L chiliarches (or chiliarchus) < Gk chiliárches (or chiliárchos), equiv. to chíli(oi) 1000 + arches (or archos) ARCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiliarch — noun A commander of a thousand troops in Hellenistic Greece …   Wiktionary

  • Chiliarch — Chi|li|arch der; en, en <aus gleichbed. gr. chiliárchēs> Befehlshaber über tausend Mann (im alten Griechenland) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chiliarch — n. body comprised of a thousand men; (in Ancient Greece) military leader of 1000 men …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiliarch — [ kɪlɪα:k] noun (in ancient Greece) a commander of a thousand men. Origin C16: via late L. from Gk khiliarkhēs, from khilioi thousand …   English new terms dictionary

  • chiliarch — chil·i·arch …   English syllables

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