The other noble families which remained he exacted 400 hostages whom he put in the care of his ally Lygdamis.
Exacted from his subjects.
The begum was charged with having abetted Chait Sing in his rebellion; and after the severest pressure applied to herself and her attendant eunuchs, a fine of more than a million sterling was exacted from her.
The carrier gave a receipt for the consignment, took all responsibility and exacted a receipt on delivery.
Had exacted tribute from north Syria (c. 870 B.C.), and his successor Shalmaneser II., in the course of a series of expeditions, succeeded in gaining the greater part of that land.