Origin of archon
Related formsar·chon·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for archon
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
While at Archon's table he had determined to place his cure in the hands of higher powers.
This probably alludes to the government of Solon, when Archon of Athens.The Fables of Phdrus|Phaedrus
Aristides was one of the ten generals appointed on that occasion, and the year after held the dignity of Archon.Historical Parallels, vol 2 of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
He had promised to attend a banquet given that day by the wealthy ship-owner Archon.