And so this led to the conclusion to exalt him to the order of presbyter.
The diaconate, the presbyter, priest or elder, and the επισκοπος or bishop.
There was no priest (cohen); the presbyter was the "elder," nothing more.
We do not know; no answer has been discovered; and Hartmann remained a presbyter to the end.
The original text has here this interpolation, 'who was the presbyter nanda at that time,' of course bracketed by the editor.
The word prester was understood to be a corruption of presbyter.
Yet call the man pope or presbyter, and beneath his clothes he is the same man!
According to the Stowe Missal it was administered by a presbyter.
Even in the Book of Armagh we find that Patrick shewed to his presbyter a wonderful stone altar on a mountain in this region.
His family had been Christians for generations; his great-grandfather was a presbyter.
"elder of the Christian church," 1590s, from Late Latin presbyter, used for "a priest" in Jerome and Prudentius, from Greek presbyteros "older," comparative of presbys "old; old man" (see presby-).