n.1.(Gr. Antiq.) A justice of the peace; irenarch.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(46) Xenophon's reference to an eirenarch (2,13,3, cf.
Similarly, the chronological span consonant with supposed references to the eirenarch of Cilicia, described by Xenophon - like the praefectus Aegypti--in non-technical language characteristic of verse inscriptions and literary prose ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] + gen.), would also be circumscribed by a voyage to Nuceria.
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