patesi

noun
pa·​te·​si | \ pəˈtāzē \
plural -s

Definition of patesi

: a ruler of some of the Sumerian city-states who combined the religious and the secular chieftaincies : priest-king

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History and Etymology for patesi

incorrect reading of Sumerian ensi, a title borne by the patesis

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“Patesi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patesi. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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