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  • n. Plural form of tetrarchy.


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  • Augustus thereupon refused to give to either the title of King, but split Palestine into four divisions called tetrarchies, from _tetra_, the Greek word for four, giving to Archelaus

    The Chosen People A Compendium of Sacred and Church History for School-Children

  • Your realm includes all four Galatian tetrarchies, Pisidia, Lycaonia, and all regions from the south bank of the Halys River to the coast of Pamphylia!

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Whereas, therefore, St. Luke, in the division of the tetrarchies, names only Galilee, as that which belonged to Herod, it is manifest he includes Perea under that of Galilee, and speaks of it as a known and commonly-received thing.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • As to the tetrarchies of Herod and Philip, this, I suppose, we may determine without prejudice or question, that nothing was within their jurisdiction but what was within the confines of the land of Israel, properly so called.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • So that divide this whole country into four tetrarchies, the first Judea; the second Samaria; both which were under the government of Pilate; the third, Iturea and

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Each tribal territory was divided into four cantons or tetrarchies.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • [Greek: _tetrarchia_] (sing.) in the sense of 'a system of tetrarchies '.

    The Public Orations of Demosthenes, volume 2

  • Philip seems to have substituted tetrarchies for separate city-states.

    The Public Orations of Demosthenes, volume 2

  • Ten, either established previously to the tetrarchies, and superseded by them, or else coexistent with and superior to them; in either case, since the singular is used, this decadarchy must have been a single government over the whole of Thessaly (or perhaps of the district about Pherae only), not a number of Councils, one in each city or division of Thessaly.

    The Public Orations of Demosthenes, volume 2

  • Has he not robbed their very cities of their governments, [n] and set up tetrarchies, that they may be enslaved, not merely by whole cities, but by whole tribes at a time?

    The Public Orations of Demosthenes, volume 2


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