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Hecatomnus

Definition of the noun Hecatomnus

What does Hecatomnus mean as a name of something?

Hecatomnus is a genus of Melolonthidae, described by Fairmaire in 1891.

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Who is Hecatomnus?

Hecatomnus of Mylasa or Hekatomnos was an early 4th-century BC ruler of Caria. He was the satrap of Caria for the Persian Achaemenid king Artaxerxes II. However, the basis for Hecatomnus' political power was twofold: he was both a high appointed Persian official and a powerful local dynast, who founded the hereditary dynasty of the Hecatomnids.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2013)

by Nigel Wilson

Hecatomnus' initial assignments for the Great King were to crush Evagoras, rebel ruler of Cyprus, and to secure Caria against an expansionist Sparta, leader of the Greek states after the Peloponnesian War. Mausolus became satrap c.377 bc ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary ... A new edition, revised and considerably enlarged, by the Rev. T. Smith (1839)

HECATOMNUS, a praefect of Caria, entrusted by Artaxerxes with the command against Evagoras. Diod. Sic. 15. HECATOMPHONIA, a solemn sacrifice offered by the Messenians to Jupiter when any of them had killed a hundred enemies in ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient Authors... (1839)

by John Lemprière

HECATOMNUS, a prefect of Caria, entrusted by Artaxerxes with the command against Evagoras. Diod. Sic. 15. • HECATOMPHONIA, a solemn sacrifice offered by the Messenians to Jupiter when any of them had killed a hundred enemies in ...

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Scrabble value of H4E1C3A1T1O1M3N1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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