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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #775 - Ἀσιάρχης
- an Asiarch, President of Asia.
Ἀσι-άρχης, ου, ὁ,
an Asiarch, priest of the Imperial cult in the province of Asia, Str. 14.1.42, Acts 19:31, IG 12(3).531, 14.2405, etc.; Ἀ. ναῶν τῶν ἐν Ἐφέσῳ OGI 525.8 (Halic.): — hence Ἀσι-αρχέω, BMus.Inscr. 481*.240 (Ephesus, ii A. D.), etc.
*† Ἀσιάρχης , -ου , ὁ ,
an Asiarch, one of ten officers elected by the various cities in the province of Asia whose duty it was to celebrate at their own charges the public games and festivals: Acts 19:31 (Strab., Inscr.; DB, s.v.).†
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For inscriptional light on the meaning of this term it will be enough to refer to the archæologists : see esp. Ramsay’s bibliography in his art. sub voce in Hastings DB.
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