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  • n. Plural form of Patriarchist.


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  • Exarchists and Patriarchists were found in the same family: thus at Tetovo the priest Missa Martinoff was an Exarchist and president of the Bulgarian community, while his brother Momir

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Very wretched was the lot of the Macedonian Slavs -- occasionally the Exarchists and occasionally the Patriarchists were in the ascendant, but while in religious matters the Greeks clung by all possible means to their ancient, privileged position, so the Turks maintained in secular affairs the sorry plight of their Slav raia.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Poboujie and his eight nearest relatives were Exarchists, his other relatives and all the rest of the village were Patriarchists.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Bulgar, but to say that these Slavs became either Exarchists (in which case they were commonly called Bulgars) or Patriarchists (who were called Serbs).

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Macedonia, as any traveller could see, the time-honoured custom of persecuting him who happened to be the under-dog was abandoned; the authorities preferred to ignore the religious difference between themselves and the Bulgarian party, and as the difference consisted in praying for the Exarch instead of the Patriarch in the liturgy there was not the slightest persecution needed to persuade the Exarchists to become Patriarchists.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • Macedonia (by the Patriarchists), Greece, by Greek monks in Palestine and Syria, by nearly all Orthodox in Egypt; Arabic in parts of Syria,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • They had been converted to the Patriarchists by the Greeks -- by a Greek band, that is to say.

    The Research Magnificent

  • Patriarchists 'views are mainstream; but that does not seem to be enough for them: they need to persistently attempt to silence the few dissenting voices, the few heretics.

    Shiraz Socialist


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