Primus inter pares sentence example

primus inter pares
  • The moderator has no special power or supremacy over his brethren, but is honoured and obeyed as Primus inter pares.

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  • The president or moderator of each church court was Primus inter pares.

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  • The title is German emperor, not emperor of Germany, being intended to show that the Kaiser is but primus inter pares in a confederation o.f territorial sovereigns; his authority as territorial sovereign (Landesherr) extends over Prussia, not over GermaAy.

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  • For the sacrificial system of H (= Law of Holiness) is less developed than that of P, and in particular shows no knowledge of the sinand trespass-offerings; the high priest is only Primus inter pares among his brethren, xxi.

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