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Definition of the noun Tetrarch

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noun - plural: tetrarchs

  1. a governor of part of a country, especially of a fourth part of a province in ancient Rome
  2. an officer in charge of a fourth part of a phalanx in ancient Greece

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Google previewA Year with St. Paul (1869)

Or, Fifty-two Lessons for the Sundays of the Year by Charles Eugene Knox

T Tetrarch is a Greek word, from tetros, a fourth, ...

Google previewThe Pictorial New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (1881)

by John Stevens Cabot Abbott, Jacob Abbott

A tetrarch is a ruler over a portion of a kingdom, possessing, in some respects, kingly powers. A governor, in the New Testament, is the ruler of a province, which was more directly dependent upon the government of Rome. Judea and the ...

Google previewThe New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (1878)

A tetrarch is a ruler over a portion of a kingdom, possessing, in some respects, kingly powers. A governor, in the New Testament, is the ruler of a province, which was more directly dependent upon the government of Rome. Judea and the ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

tetrarcha, from Gr. tetrarches = a tetrarch, from terr-.for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II (2002)

by Chris Bishop

Tetrarch. Cniiser Tank Mk VI Crusader u' “E'UCruiser Tank Mk VIII. lack of a weapon heavier than a machine-gun In France in 1940 they were frequently incorrectly deployed as combat tanks and suffered accordingly, ...

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

Philip II, the tetrarch, married this Salome. Tetrarchy. With characteristic accuracy, Luke (3:1) refers to this “Philip” and is confirmed in all particulars by Josephus and contradicted in none. This Jewish historian gives us definitely the countries ...

Google previewThe Christian's defensive dictionary (1837)

Being an alphabetical refutation of the general objections to the Bible by William Willcocks Sleigh

tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea, and the other ( Philip) tetrarch of Trachonitis and the neighbouring countries.* We have therefore .these two persons in the situations in which Saint Luke places them; and also, ...

Google previewCatholic Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Scott Hahn

TETRARCH A title literally meaning “ruler of one fourth." In Hellenic usage. it referred to a ruler of lesser rank than a king. such as a prince. Under the Romans, the tetrarch was a ruler over an eastern territory or province who enjoyed less ...

Google previewYoung Reader's Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Peg Augustine

The tetrarch is called a king, however, as Herod is in Matthew ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Holy Bible, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons (1835)

by Edward Robinson

TETRARCH is strictly the sovereign of the fourth part of a state or province. But in the N. T. it is a general title applied to those who governed any part of a kingdom or province, with an authority subject only to that of the Roman emperor.

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)

A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Tetrarch(lit., “ruler of one-fourth” in Greek). After the death of Herod the Great, Judea was divided into four ...

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Small photo of The rightmost of the two tetrarch couples. Executed in porphyry granite, and currently installed on St Mark's Basilica, Venice More...

Scrabble value of T1E1T1R1A1R1C3H4

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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