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synonyms for pontifex

  • pope
  • bishop
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How to use pontifex in a sentence

The Vestal virgins received especial honor, and were appointed by the Pontifex Maximus.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The highest religious officer of the state, the pontifex maximus, was from this time on elected by the Pontifical College.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Upon one an inscription was placed which tersely expressed the true state of the case: "Pontifex Colinii necem probat."
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
On the Pope has descended the name of their superior as ‘Pontifex Maximus.’
FISHES, FLOWERS, AND FIRE AS ELEMENTS AND DEITIES IN THE PHALLIC FAITHS AND WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT RELIGIONS OF GREECE, BABYLON,ANONYMOUS
Pontifex, ut cteri Christiani principes, ipsos pro viribus juvent.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
In his character of Pontifex Maximus he restored pagan temples, and directed that the haruspices should be consulted.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
Qui venerandus Pontifex hanc ecclesiam cum sacristia et capitulo suis sumptibus dificavit.
SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
Under the emperors the head of the government eo ipso was also Pontifex Maximus.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
My dear Pontifex, you have already offered a strawberry festival which Mrs. Rossmore has been unable to accept.
THE LION AND THE MOUSECHARLES KLEIN
The Reverend Pontifex, anxious to make a favourable impression, was all smiles and bows.
THE LION AND THE MOUSECHARLES KLEIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PONTIFEX

  • bishop
  • pontifex
  • pope
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