Ulmen sentence example
- Each tetrarchy was divided into five provinces, ruled by five chiefs called apo-ulmen; and each province into nine districts, governed by as many ulmen, who were subject to the apo-ulmen, as the latter were to the toquis.
- These various chiefs (who all bore the title of ulmen) composed the aristocracy of the country.
- The supreme power of each tetrarchy resided in a council of the ulmen, who assembled annually in a large plain.
- Rude and ignorant as they were, they possessed a rough military organization; each community was led by its ulmen (chief), and in war the tribes fought together under an elected leader (toqui).