Archon vs Archontate - What's the difference?

archon | archontate |

As nouns the difference between archon and archontate

is that archon is a chief magistrate of ancient athens while archontate is the office or position of an archon.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • A chief magistrate of ancient Athens.
  • :* 1980 : Hated by the archons of Athens for his fearless condemnation of municipal graft, he was hypocritically arraigned on a charge of corrupting Athenian youth. (Burgess, Earthly Powers )
  • A ruler, head of state or other leader.
  • :* 1922 : But neither the midwife’s lore nor the caudlectures saved him from the archons of Sinn Fein and their noggin of hemlock. (Joyce, Ulysses )
  • (gnosticism) A supernatural being subordinate to the Demiurge.
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    (en noun)
  • The office or position of an archon