Theologians, professors, and priests are the satraps of the Emperor.
The tyrant and his satraps, let them die, and then the rest must join us.
I think the blouses must look askance at these satraps of the desert.
Alexander had placed Persian satraps over most of the provinces, attaching to them Greek or Macedonian commandants as checks.
But the King and his satraps knew how formidable the Greeks really were.
The causes of this growing disaffection among the satraps are not far to seek.
In 356 he ordered all the satraps to dismiss their mercenaries.
The satraps of the provinces had been able to rule over their provinces independently.
And the distant provinces, no less than the satraps, had to be kept in order.
It was divided among twenty satraps, most of whom were Egyptians by birth.