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- adj. Of, related to, or in the manner of a satrap or a satrapy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a satrap, or a satrapy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to a satrap or a satrapy.
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He needed money to fund his campaign, be it through taxes or tribute payments, and the longtime employees at the satrapal palace were highly skilled at fleecing the local sheep.
After the conquest of Alexander, his generals issued coinage under his name in their satrapal authority.
All the instances we have of satrapal coins were issued by satraps invested with the command of armies.
Nicocles I; but the question arises, Were these satrapal pieces of Evagoras coined on the island?
On the island of Cyprus are found numerous coins which present all the distinctive signs of satrapal money; they are believed to have been struck by Evagoras II, the successor of
Sidon, Gebal, and Aradus had their own coinage, but there seems to have been no satrapal coinage struck off in Phœnicia.
Those of the generals who became kings, in 306, issued coins in their own name, preserving on them the personal emblems which they had employed in their satrapal authority.