Origin of tetrarch
Examples from the Web for tetrarch
None of his sons was permitted by the Romans to be called king, but all bore the title of tetrarch.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Next she began to whirl frantically around the table where Antipas the tetrarch was seated.
After he had heard how matters stood, he approved of the attitude of the tetrarch.
She told him she had gone up three in saying seven times in the multiplication table, and four in spelling "tetrarch."A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas
From the tetrarch's balcony, the temple was visible through an opening between two hills.
Word Origin for tetrarch
late Old English tetrarche "ruler of one of four divisions of a kingdom or province," from Late Latin tetrarcha, from Greek tetrarkhes "leader of four companies, tetrarch," from tetra- "four" (see tetra-) + arkhein "to rule" (see archon). Applied generally to subordinate rulers in the Roman Empire, especially in Syria.