The correct answer is hereditary rulers.
C. hereditary rulers
D. family fortune
The correct answer is (C) Hereditary rulers (a line of); a line of rulers from the same family; a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group. Also, the rule of such a sequence. In addition, a family noted for wealth or success.
Dynasty comes from French dynastie, Latin dynastia, Greek dynasthai (lordship).
Greek dynasteia Greek dunasteia.
Examples of use:
- Those, who start dynasties, are often chosen by those whom they govern.
- The Ming dynasty was a famous line of succession in history.