chiliarchy


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chiliarchy

(ˈkɪlɪɑːkɪ)
n
(Military) the position or office of a leader of a thousand soldiers

chiliarchy

a system with one thousand rulers.
See also: Government

Chiliarchy

 a body of 1,000 troops.
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Then Alexander made the command structure more complicated in 328, after Hephaestion was honoured with an eponymous chiliarchy (mentioned in later contexts by Arr.
10) Alexander did not appoint anyone else in Hephaestion's place as chiliarch of the Companion Cavalry, but the chiliarchy was called "Hephaestion's", and the standard which had been made at his order was carried in front of it.