Example sentences for: patriarch

How can you use “patriarch” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A patriarch is dying.

  • The saintly Omar Ibn el Khattab, second successor to Muhammad and the Muslim conqueror of Jerusalem in a.d. 638, declined an invitation from the Christian Patriarch to pray at the Holy Sepulcher for fear his followers might then want to turn the site into a mosque.

  • Very often the emperor was only a minor, so that the Fujiwara patriarch acted as regent.

  • The patriarch protects, is good, powerful, wise.

  • Nearby, just outside the ancient wall, the area in front of the railroad station has been named Piazzale dei Partigiani . Luigi Einaudi, the patriarch of postwar Italian politics, President of the Republic from 1948 to 1955, when he was an octogenarian, has the unusual honor of a street named for him in the heart of the city, near the central railway station.

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