Definitions

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  • n. The rank or office of an archon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of an archon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or the term of office of an archon.

Etymologies

archon +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Pisistratus the son of Hippias dedicated this memorial of his archonship in the sacred precinct of the Pythian Apollo.'

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Among others who thus held the annual archonship at

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Sparta, and at Athens Pythodorus having two months of his archonship to run,1 in the sixth month after the engagement at Potidaea and at the beginning of spring, about the first watch of the night an armed force of somewhat more than three hundred Thebans entered Plataea, a city of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Among those of them that held the yearly archonship at

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • In the fifteenth, in the forty-eighth year of the priestess-ship of Chrysis at Argos, in the ephorate of Aenesias at Sparta, in the last month but two of the archonship of Pythodorus at Athens, and six months after the battle of Potidaea, just at the beginning of spring, a Theban force a little over three hundred strong, under the command of their

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Lacedaemon, on the 27th day of the month of Artemisium, and from the archonship, of Alcaeus at Athens, on the 25th day of the month of Elaphebolion.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Aeschines, Against Timarchus 25, but since Solon was a great Athenian hero from the time of his archonship in 594 B.C., we may imagine it standing in 480 B.C. as well.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Among those relatives that held the yearly archonship at Athens was Pisistratus, son of the tyrant Hippias, and named after his grandfather, who when he was archon dedicated the altar to the twelve gods in the market-place, and that of Apollo in the Pythian precinct.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • The treaty begins from the ephorate1a of Pleistolas in Sparta, on the 27th day of the month of Artemisium, and from the archonship of Alcaeus at Athens, on the 25th day of the month of Elaphebolion.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Again in the archonship of Euclees, son of Molon, at Athens there appeared a comet in the north in the month Gamelion, the sun being about the winter solstice.

    Meteorology

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