Eparch (ἔπαρχος, ruler over a district), a commander (e.g. of vessels, AEschylus, Ag. 1227), hence praefect of a province (comp. ἐπαρχία, Ac 23:24; Ac 25:1); applied as a title to Sisinnes (q.v.), the Persian satrap of Syria (1 Esdr. 7:1, "governor"). SEE TOPARCHY, etc.

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