To solve these questions, we must recur to the Patria Potestas.
The interest is not mine, Seora, it is for the interest of the Patria that I wish you to stop.
The Greek word for family (patria) is based on that for father (pater).
My liege lord he would have been, but my liege Patria, what of her?
The Alba, the Patria, were begun, and have been continued with equal judgment and spirit.
Frederick once sent to this house a present for Paoli—a sword bearing the inscription, Libertas, Patria.
Hence the classical name for country—Patria a patribus—The Father-land.
In the event of both paternal grandparents being dead the maternal grandparents take their place and exercise the patria potestad.
If the necessary parental consent, or consent of the person exercising the patria potestad, was not had.
May it not be said that the phrase for patria shows us a great step towards personification?