myriarch

myriarch

Ancient Greece. the commander of ten thousand men or soldiers.
See also: Greece and Greeks
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(59.) Vladimirtsov (1948: 135) explains the administrative chain of command of the Mongol system as being headed by a Khan, followed by the "Imperial Prince", the "myriarch", "Chiliarch" and the "leader of a hundred".
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Tshal pa observes in his survey of the abbots of Tshal Gung thang monastery that, in 1315, he was the initiatory abbot of Yon tan rin chen, whom the myriarch Smon lam rdo rje (1284-1347) appointed abbot of Tshal Yang dgon monastery.(25)