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paterfamilias

in Roman law, the head of a household having authority over its members.
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All this is true -- but he's also a businessman and, like Rikkos Mappouros, a paterfamilias. His two most cherished subjects, the ones he comes back to most often, are money and family.
Westman's occasionally age-weathered but still handsomely sturdy tones were aptly suited to Eustachio, the town's heroic mayor and loving paterfamilias; he had all the Donizettian vocal gestures down pat.
Never mind that their paterfamilias, Fritzborn Jack Barton Edkisson in Jewett, Texsgot his start portraying a nefarious German with vague Nazi sympathies.
In mapping and cutting out art history's figures, Schneider wasn't afraid to posit the black square not so much as the paterfamilias to kill once and for all, but as an engine of what's to come, when we have traced the points of intersection among Western thought so many times that the connecting lines themselves form a solid polygon.
This was a predominantly youthful cast for the final opera from the octogenarian Verdi's busy pen, the Merry Wives of Windsor themselves (Corinne Winters as Alice Ford, Justina Gringyte as Meg Page) pert and winsome, Nicholas Pallesen's Ford blustering as an insecure paterfamilias, and Sofia Fomina and Sam Furness meltingly enchanting as the young lovers Nannetta and Fenton who cannot keep their hands off each other.
Church," his first cinematic project in four years, he delivers not a single mirthful one-liner as the title character, a compassionate cook who becomes the surrogate paterfamilias to a girl and her terminally ill mother.
What was the role of the father in Rome (paterfamilias) and in China (fu)?
Y esto tanto en el mundo grecorromano --donde esta institucion aseguraba la descendencia, que traia el reconocimiento social al paterfamilias y su felicidad mas alla de la muerte--, como en el judio, donde el sentido divino del matrimonio se veia aquilatado por la ordenacion divina del matrimonio originario y su relacion con la dimension esponsal de la union de Dios con su pueblo.
Among her topics are the ideology of the family and the paterfamilias in the Mediterranean world, the child of Herodias in Mark, young daughters and sons in Matthew, Luke's portrayal of Jesus as a boy in the Temple, and the son of the royal official in John.
Childhood recollections offer insight into the relationship between son and paterfamilias, which is marked as much by indifference and struggle as grudging acknowledgment.
The stern Victorian paterfamilias is a figure of the past.