Sentences with 'patriarch'

Example sentences and phrases with the word patriarch and other words derived from it.

« According to the Hebrew Bible, the first patriarch (male clan chief) of the Hebrews was Abraham, a man who led the Hebrews out of Mesopotamia around 1900 BCE. »
« Both the Christian patriarch of the Orthodox Church and the head of the Jewish congregation in Constantinople (as well as the Armenian Christian patriarch) were official members of the Sultan's court, and each religious leader had the privilege and responsibility of representing their respective religious communities before the Ottoman government. »
« White women were relegated to the home and lived under the thumb and protection of the male patriarch. »
« Although responsibilities and experiences varied at different social levels, the subordinate status of women in relation to the male patriarch remained the same. » - 1998 - 2022