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- n. An archpriest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as archpriest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chief presbyter.
Jesus gave them as to fulfilling charity; as _he_ fulfilled and loved charity especially beyond all virtues, to wit the noble glorious apostle, the father confessor, the spark-flashing, the man through whom the west of the world shone with signs and wonders, with virtues and with good deeds, _Sanctus Ciaranus sacerdos et apostolus Dei_, the archpresbyter and apostle Saint Ciaran, son of the wright.
There was a certain archpresbyter in the island, Daniel his name.
Many of the so-called Origenist monks were among his best friends; some of them he appointed to ecclesiastical offices and dignities: for example, he named Isidore archpresbyter and patriarchal oeconomos, and raised others to the episcopate.
Between 399 and 400 Theophilus suddenly altered his attitude; the chief motive for the change seems to have been a personal quarrel with the archpresbyter Isidore, well known as a friend of the
Chrodegang and the statutes of Amalarius of Metz, the primicerius appears as the first capitular after the archdeacon and archpresbyter, controlling the lower clerics and directing the liturgical functions and chant.
Macedonian conqueror as it was current in Greek and Latin versions of the early Middle Ages, such as the Greek romance of pseudo-Callisthenes, dating from the third century A.D., the Latin translation of Julius Valerius, the epitome thereof, and especially the free Latin version made by the Neapolitan archpresbyter Leo in the tenth century, known as the "Historia de preliis".
In the fifth century the archpresbyter St. Adeodatus flourished at Nola; his metrical epitaph has been preserved.
Arscott, archpresbyter of the ecclesia St. Michaelis in Monte Tumba
There are about fifty other churches, as well in the castle as the town; whereof the most celebrated is that of the Virgin Mary in the circle of Cracow, which is governed by an archpresbyter, and fronts ten large streets; having moreover on all sides four rows of magnificent structures.
a party in the Senate met in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and elected the Roman archpresbyter Laurentius as antipope.
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