Patesi sentence example

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  • As in Assyria, so too in the states of Babylonia the patesi or high-priest of the god preceded the king.
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  • The state had grown up around a sanctuary, the god of which was nominally its ruler, the human patesi being his viceregent.
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  • His son and successor was Dungi, whose reign lasted more than 51 years, and among whose vassals was Gudea, the patesi or high-priest of Lagash.
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  • Figure Of Gudea, Patesi Of Lagash.
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  • The same chronicle informs us that Ilu-shuma, an early Assyrian patesi, was the contemporary of Su-abu, the founder of Dynasty I.
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  • In Babylonia under the last empire (except in the case of Nebuchadrezzar, who calls himself patesi siri, "exalted priest," Q.I.B.
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