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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
BARTACUS (PERSON) [Gk Bartakos (Βαρτακος)]. Bartacus, who has the epithet “the Illustrious,” was referred to once in 1 Esdr 4:29 as the father of Apame, the concubine of Darius. While nothing is known of Bartacus outside of this single reference, names similar to his own appear in other literature. For
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bartacus bärʹtə-kəs [GK. Bartakos, Josephus Rhabezakēs; Vulg. Bezazes]. The father of Apame (1 Esd. 4:29). He is called “the illustrious,” probably because of rank and merits. The family seems to be of Persian origin, since the name Bartacus (Syr. ’rṭq) in the form of Artachaeas is mentioned by Herodotus
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BARTACUS<bar’-ta-kus> ([Βάρτακος, Bartakos]; Josephus [Ρ̓αβεζάκης, Rhabezdkes]; Vulgate (Jerome’s Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) Bezazes (1 Esdras 4:29)): The father of Apame. He is called “the illustrious,” probably because of rank and merits. The family seems to be of Persian origin since the name
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
BARTACUS, bärʹta-kus (Βάρτακος, Bártakos; Jos Ῥαβεζάκης, Rhabezákēs; Vulg Bezazes [1 Esd 4:29]): The father of Apame. He is called “the illustrious,” probably because of rank and merits. The family seems to be of Pers origin since the name Bartacus (Syr ארטק) in the form of Artachaeas is mentioned
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