phylarch definition

  • noun:
    • The ruler of a phyle in Ancient Greece.
    • A tribal chief, magistrate, or other regional ruler.
    • Athenian hipparch, head of an Athenian clan in battle.
    • the principle of a phyle, or tribe.
    • In old Greece, the principle or mind of a tribe; in Athens, the commander regarding the cavalry of a tribe, the ten phylarchs becoming in purchases regarding the two condition hipparchs, the commanders-in-chief regarding the cavalry.

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