Toparchy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) 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.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
TOPARCHY

to'-par-ki, top'-ar-ki (toparchia): the King James Version renders this Greek word by "government" in 1 Maccabees 11:28 (the King James Version margin and the Revised Version (British and American) "province"). It denotes a small administrative district corresponding to the modern Turkish Nahieh, administered by a Mudir. Three such districts were detached from the country of Samaria and added to Judea. Elsewhere (1 Maccabees 10:30; 11:34) the word used to describe them is nomos. Some idea of the size of these districts may be gathered from the fact that Judea was divided into ten (Pliny v.14) or eleven (BJ, III, iii, 5) toparchies.

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How Vespasian Upon Hearing of Some Commotions in Gall, Made Haste ...
... And when he had laid waste all the places about the toparchy of Thamnas, he passed
on to Lydda and Jamnia; and when both these cities had come over to him, he ...
/.../chapter 8 how vespasian upon.htm

That Vespasian, after He had Taken Gadara Made Preparation for the ...
... seized upon the city, but superior in strength of body and courage; on which account,
when he had been driven away from that Acrabattene toparchy, which he ...
/.../chapter 9 that vespasian after.htm

Samaria. Sychem.
... For it begins at a town called Ginea, lying in the Great plain, and ends at the
Toparchy of the Acrabateni: the nature of it nothing differing from Judea," &c. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 56 samaria sychem.htm

The Jews Make all Ready for the War; and Simon, the Son of Gioras ...
... 2. But as for the Acrabbene toparchy, Simon, the son of Gioras, got a great number
of those that were fond of innovations together, and betook himself to ...
/.../chapter 22 the jews make.htm

Cestius Sends Ambassadors to Nero. The People of Damascus Slay ...
... parts of the country; but Joseph the son of Simon was sent as general to Jericho,
as was Manasseh to Perea, and John, the Esscue, to the toparchy of Thamna ...
/.../chapter 9 cestius sends ambassadors.htm

A Description Op Galilee, Samaria, and Judea.
... of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee; it begins at a village that is in
the great plain called Ginea, and ends at the Acrabbene toparchy, and is ...
/.../chapter 3 a description op.htm

The Death of Salome. The Cities which Herod and Philip Built. ...
... took upon them the administration of their own tetrarchies; for when Salome died,
she bequeathed to Julia, the wife of Augustus, both her toparchy, and Jamriga ...
/.../chapter 9 the death of.htm

Now Herod and Philip Built Several Cities in Honor of Caesar. ...
... successor in that government; under whom Salome, the sister of king Herod, died,
and left to Julia, [Caesar's wife,] Jamnia, all its toparchy, and Phasaelis in ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 now herod and.htm

Concerning Zamaris, the Babylonian Jew; Concerning the Plots Laid ...
... a place for habitation, called Valatha, he sent for this man, with the multitude
that followed him, and promised to give him land in the toparchy called Batanea ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 concerning zamaris the.htm

Divers Matters.
... Samaritans. Of the eleven Toparchies, the second after Jerusalem was Toparchia
Gophnitica, in Pliny Zophanitica, the Toparchy of Gophna. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 55 divers matters.htm

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Toparchy
... Judea was formerly divided into ten toparchies. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. TOPARCHY. to'-par-ki, top'-ar-ki (toparchia): the ...
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Top (880 Occurrences)

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Topaz (7 Occurrences)

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Timnath-serah (2 Occurrences)
... Josephus says that Joshua was buried at Thamna, a city of Ephraim (Ant., V, i, 29),
which probably corresponds to Thamna, the head of a Jewish toparchy (BJ, III ...
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Timnathserah (2 Occurrences)
... Josephus says that Joshua was buried at Thamna, a city of Ephraim (Ant., V, i, 29),
which probably corresponds to Thamna, the head of a Jewish toparchy (BJ, III ...
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Batanaea
... BATANAEA. bat-a-ne'-a: The name used in Greek times for BASHAN (which see), Josephus,
Life, II; Ant, XV, x, 1; XVII, ii, 1, "toparchy of Butanea.". ...
/b/batanaea.htm - 6k

Arbatta
... Encyclopedia Biblica (sv) suggests "the Arabah, or Araboth of Jordan." Possibly
however we should look for it in the toparchy of Akrabattis, to the Southeast ...
/a/arbatta.htm - 7k

Apollonius
... (5) Son of Gennaeus (2 Maccabees 12:2); as governor of a toparchy in Palestine under
Antiochus Eupator he proved a bitter enemy of the Jews. J. Hutchison. ...
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Country
... It reached South as far as the toparchy of Acrabatta (modern `Aqrabeh), while on
the border between Samaria and Judea lay the villages of Annath and Borceos ...
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Samaria (123 Occurrences)
... It reached South as far as the toparchy of Acrabatta (modern `Aqrabeh), while on
the border between Samaria and Judea lay the villages of Annath and Borceos ...
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