Definition of Taxiarch

1. n. An Athenian military officer commanding a certain division of an army.



Definition of Taxiarch

1. Noun. (historical Ancient Greece) An Athenian military officer commanding a certain division of an army. ¹

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Definition of Taxiarch

1. a commander of an ancient Greek army [n -S]

Medical Definition of Taxiarch

1. An Athenian military officer commanding a certain division of an army. Origin: Gr. And; a division of an army, a brigade (from to arrange, array) + to rule. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Taxiarch

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1. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"The taxiarch from the tribe which he commanded : Thuc. 8, 92 ; CIA, II. ... Thus the taxiarch could represent the Strategos in military cases : Dem. 39, 17. ..."

2. History of Greece by George Grote (1854)
"zen took arms among his tribe, under a taxiarch chosen from it for the occasion, and was placed in a rank or line wherein neither his place nor his ..."

3. History of Greece by George Grote (1851)
"zen took arras among his tribe, under a taxiarch chosen from it for the occasion, and was placed in a rank or line wherein neither his place nor his ..."

4. Hermes by Ernst Willibald Emil Hübner, Georg Kaibel, Carl Robert, Friedrich Leo, Georg Wissowa (1877)
"... oder noch nicht taxiarch war, lässt sich nicht mehr erkennen. Schon 329, vielleicht in Folge der neuen Organisation der Armee sind die ..."

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