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ScriptsΑρχελαος Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.ahr-ki-LAY-əs English

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.
VariantArchelaos Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesArchelaos Biblical Greek


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Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute