Tetrarchate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tetrarchate (Rom. Antiq) A tetrarchy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tetrarchate The district governed by a Roman tetrarch, or the office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Tetrarchate office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch: the fourth part of a province
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. tétrarchat,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr., tetra-, four, archēs, a ruler.

Usage

In literature:

He had been appointed tetrarch at the capture of Drepanum.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
Many of these were purveyors to the tetrarch; others were the servants of his expected guests, arriving in advance of their masters.
"Herodias" by Gustave Flaubert
And now Herod the tetrarch, who was in great favor with Tiberius, built a city of the same name with him, and called it Tiberias.
"The Antiquities of the Jews" by Flavius Josephus
Then I prove by incontestable documents that Herod the Tetrarch was my direct ancestor, and so forth.
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
The son of the Praefect slew himself in my honour, and the Tetrarch of Cilicia scourged himself for my pleasure before my slaves.
"Miscellanies" by Oscar Wilde
Deiotarus, tetrarch of Galatia, 213.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
At that time, Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus.
"Reincarnation" by Th. Pascal
Balsamo saw, at once, the reason of this rejoicing; he saw the tetrarch of Judea seated upon a throne of ivory.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
Herod the Tetrarch builds the city of Tiberias in Galilee.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
AT that time Herod the tetrarch heard the fame of Jesus.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
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