a higher magistrate in ancient Athens.
Some of these archons might dye before the end of the ten years, and the remainder of the ten years be supplied by a new archon.
The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended Isaac Newton
Oils, as I am a Christian, and close to the very palace of the archon!
Gycia Lewis Morris
While at archon’s table he had determined to place his cure in the hands of higher powers.
Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
This probably alludes to the government of Solon, when archon of Athens.
The Fables of Phdrus Phaedrus
Immediately after those events, Aristeides was chosen as archon Eponymus, that is, the archon who gives his name to the year.
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume II Aubrey Stewart & George Long
Alkibiades, Basilea, the mistress of the archon, what signified that to her?
His Excellency the Minister Jules Claretie
He corresponded to the Roman consul and the Athenian archon.
Mesopotamian Archaeology Percy S. P. Handcock
Its meetings were held in the open air, and its members were selected from those who had held the office of archon.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various
It began two months before Pythodorus ceased to be archon, Thucyd.
Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John Isaac Newton
By what sign can we be sure that the manifesting agency present is that of a god, an angel, an archon, or a soul?
Cock Lane and Common-Sense Andrew Lang
(in ancient Athens) one of the nine chief magistrates
one of the nine chief magistrates of ancient Athens, 1650s, from Greek arkhon “ruler,” noun use of present participle of arkhein “to rule,” from PIE *arkhein- “to begin, rule, command,” a “Gk. verb of unknown origin, but showing archaic Indo-European features … with derivatives arkhe, ‘rule, beginning,’ and arkhos, ‘ruler’ ” [Watkins].
noun the protoplasmic material surrounding the centrosome, formerly thought to be involved in the formation of the asters and spindle during mitosis
any reptile of the subclass Archosauria, including the dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and crocodilians and characterized by two pairs of openings in the temporal region of the skull. archosaur (är’kə-sôr’) Any of various mostly reptilian animals of the subclass Archosauria. Archosaurs are diapsids that began to evolve in the late Permian Period, and are characterized by skulls […]
a male given name, form of . a combining form meaning “rule,” “government,” forming abstract nouns usually corresponding to personal nouns ending in -arch: monarchy; oligarchy. Contemporary Examples His guys are Archy, an African-American bassist who returned from the Gulf, who meets Nat, a white aficionado of vinyl. ‘Telegraph Avenue’: Michael Chabon on His Obsessive […]