Origin of chieftain
OTHER WORDS FROM chieftainchief·tain·cy, chief·tain·ship, noun
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From chieftains and the council of elders, there was a societal progression to kings and overlords of entire city-states, with the early dynastic period of the Sumerians starting from circa 2900 BC.Who Were The Ancient Sumerians? History of the ‘First’ Mesopotamians|Dattatreya Mandal|September 15, 2022|Realm of History
Such clan-based encounters in the society of Goths were pretty common and as such kept the warlords, chieftains, leaders, and their armed retinues in a relative state of battle readiness.Goths: Germanic Warriors Who Exposed The Roman Empire|Dattatreya Mandal|September 4, 2022|Realm of History
Many of the aspects also bear striking similarities to the divine characteristics of Odin, the chieftain of the Æsir tribe of ancient Norse gods.15 Powerful Ancient Celtic Gods and Goddesses|Dattatreya Mandal|June 24, 2022|Realm of History
The history of the world was a history of emperors, kings, princes, dukes, czars, sultans, mogul lords, tribal chieftains, and the like.The Story Behind the Declaration of Independence's Most Memorable Line|Akhil Reed Amar|May 7, 2021|Time
Today, Adjuah is a chieftain as well, with his own tribe, Chief Adjuah and the Xodokan Nation, a modern version of the Brave, his grandfather’s first clan.
This was not quite how things appeared to the Caledonian chieftain Calgacus before he fought the invading Roman army in AD 83.War! What Is It Good For? A Lot|Nick Romeo|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a groan and a curse the guerrilla chieftain yielded himself a prisoner.
To the Federal soldiers in pursuit she swore the guerrilla chieftain had passed by without stopping.
The South Wind gently opened the door, and a young chieftain, with a face like the sun, entered.
The young chieftain passed in and sat down by the strange fire that had no heat.
He raged about the lodge and ordered the young chieftain with sunshine in his face and warmth in his breath to depart.