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  • Xxix.) and Josiah (xxxv.) - contrast the history in the earlier books of Samuel and Kings - or when the still later book of Jubilees (xxxii.) places the rise of the Levitical priesthood in the patriarchal period.
  • The second was patriarchal and of a strictly territorial nature.
  • The Social or matriarchal took precedence of the Local or patriarchal organization.
  • The constitution of the patriarchal system resulted in the recognition of a certain right of appeal to Rome from the larger part of the West.
  • In 1587 the see of Moscow was raised to patriarchal rank with the consent of Constantinople, and the subsequent concurrence of Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem (ib.

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