Ancient-greek Sentence Examples
The works of the ancient Greek geographers were translated into Arabic, and starting with a sound basis of theoretical knowledge, exploration once more made progress.
The man looked like an ancient Greek prince with blond hair and chiseled features.
The men are hardy, well built and handsome; and the women are noted for their beauty, the ancient Greek type being well preserved.
It stands on the site of the ancient Greek colony of Dioskurias.
Equally distinguishedin natural science,philosophy and the administration of civic affairs, he takes a high place among the versatile savants of the ancient Greek world.Advertisement
On a hill behind the town are the ruins of a medieval castle, but no ancient Greek remains have been discovered, although some travellers have identified the site with that of the classical Pharae or Pherae.
The chief representatives of the strictly " classical " school, which adopted the ancient Greek and Latin authors as its models, were David Baroti Szabo, Nicholas Revai, Joseph Rajnis and Benedict Virag.
The quadratrix of Dinostratus was well known to the ancient Greek geometers, and is mentioned by Proclus, who ascribes the invention of the curve to a contemporary of Socrates, probably Hippias of Elis.
The pillars which support the nave are of marble from Elba and Giglio; those of the side aisles are the spoils of ancient Greek and Roman buildings brought by the Pisan galleys.
Many of the chief characteristics of the ancient Greek heroes are reproduced in those of the Teutonic North, the parallel being in some cases very striking; Siegfried, for instance, like Achilles, is vulnerable only in one spot, and Wayland Smith, like Hephaestus, is lame.Advertisement
This is the sound that in ancient Greek was represented by 0.
It is one of the few examples of free corporate action on the part of the ancient Greek cities, whose centrifugal yearning for independence so often proved fatal to the Hellenic world.
These foundations are clearly those of a Roman triumphal arch, which perhaps took the name "propylaea" from an ancient Greek structure on the same spot.
This is the only case of an ancient Greek fountain of such an early date, unaltered and intact.
Before the Alexandrians had begun to produce original works, their researches were directed towards the masterpieces of ancient Greek literature.Advertisement
The syrinx or pan pipes owes its double name to ancient Greek tradition, ascribing its invention to Pan in connection with a well-known legend of the Arcadian water-nymph "Syrinx."
In the 5th century we may place Hesychius of Alexandria, the compiler of the most extensive of our ancient Greek lexicons, and Proclus, the author of a chrestomathy, to the extracts from which (as preserved by Photius) we owe almost all our knowledge of the contents of the lost epics of early Greece.
Beneath the ancient Greek version, the Septuagint, there certainly underlay an earlier form of the Hebrew text than that perpetuated by Jewish tradition, and if Christian scholars could have worked through the version to the underlying Hebrew text, they would often have come nearer to the original meaning than their Jewish contemporaries.
Mark, just outside the modern town, is built into the cella of an ancient Greek temple, which measures 62 ft.
As to the source from which it was derived opinions still differ, some thinking that it was borrowed from the Romans a century or two before this time, while others place its origin much farther back and trace it to one of the ancient Greek alphabets.Advertisement
It may be used to denote ancient Greek culture in all its phases, and even those elements in modern civilization which are Greek in origin or in spirit; but, while Matthew Arnold made the term popular in the latter connexion as the antithesis of " Hebraism," the German historian 1 For the microscopical characters and for figures of transverse sections of the rhizome, see Lanessan, Hist.
Such formulae are found in the ancient Greek liturgies, e.g.
The formation of the Sonderbund (loth of July 1847) led him to visit Switzerland and study for himself a condition of things in some sense analogous to that of the ancient Greek states.
Eriu was itself almost certainly a contraction from a still more primitive form Iberiu or Iveriu; for when the name of the island was written in ancient Greek it appeared as Iovcpvia (Ivernia), and in Latin as Iberio, Hiberio or Hibernia, the first syllable of the word Eriu being thus represented in the classical languages by two distinct vowel sounds separated by b or v.
Thebes (anciently 00ac, Thebae, or in poetry sometimes 07' 7 0a, in modern Greek Phiva, or, according to the corrected pronunciation, Thivae), an ancient Greek city in Boeotia, is situated on low hilly ground of gentle slope a little north of the range of Cithaeron, which divides Boeotia from Attica, and on the edge of the Boeotian plain, about 44 m.Advertisement
Founding ethics on the native and cultivable capacity in men to appreciate worth in men and actions, and, like the ancient Greek thinkers whom he followed, associating the apprehension of morality with the apprehension of beauty, he makes morality wholly independent of scriptural enactment, and still more, of theological forecasting of future bliss or agony.
An authorized version of the Scriptures in ancient Greek is also one of the works undertaken by this institution.
Korra(30s), a game of skill for a long time in great vogue at ancient Greek drinking parties, especially in the 4th and sth centuries B.C. It is frequently alluded to by the classical writers of the period, and not seldom depicted on ancient vases.
It stands on the site of the ancient Panticapaeum, and, like most towns built by the ancient Greek colonists in this part of the world, occupies a beautiful situation, clustering round the foot and climbing up the sides of the hill (called after Mithradates) on which stood the ancient citadel or acropolis.
He established games in honour of the emperor after the ancient Greek model in Caesarea and Jerusalem and revived the splendour of the Olympic games.
He reminded her of an ancient Greek god, his cold, hard beauty magnified by his sun-kissed skin and dark blond hair.
His noble features and cold, aloof air gave her the impression of an ancient Greek prince.
A diamond crystal has a brilliantly shiny adamantine luster - the word adamantine luster - the word adamantine comes from the ancient Greek word for diamond.
The need for philosophy, he thought, began with the break-up of the harmony of the polis, the ancient Greek city-state.
He has translated, directed and performed ancient Greek drama over the past fifteen years.
The somewhat gloomy Middle Ages were dismissive of ancient Greek ideology.
Dr. Ma concentrates on ancient Greek history; his particular interests are Asia Minor, Greek epigraphy and the Hellenistic polis.
Sophia perennis may be witnessed in his orientation toward ancient Greek myth.
The ancient Greek sophists, too, knew all about what would sell.
Further evidence of Judah 's use of the concept of sophia perennis may be witnessed in his orientation toward ancient Greek myth.
The ancient Greek poet Homer is the supposed author of The Odyssey, although very little is known about him.
Apparently, one of the events in the Ancient Greek Olympics involved running with a lighted flashlight.
Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the western coast of Asia Minor, now in Turkey.
The Ancient Greek culture placed a high value on those who had sage wisdom.
The French neoclassical style, which emerged during the reign of Louis XVI, features straight lines and reeded legs with an influence from ancient Greek and Roman design.
Many historians believe that this reference throughout history wasn't so much to do with the difficulty of Greek, but instead the high intellectual level of ancient Greek writings.
The Rhone River cruise follows the same path as trade routes dating back to ancient Greek times.
Inspired by ancient Greek mythology, God of War sends its hero on an epic adventure.
The earliest existing descriptions of influenza were written nearly 2,500 years ago by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates.
Horsetail is an herbal remedy that has been used in traditional medicines at least since Ancient Greek and Roman times.
It comes from the Ancient Greek lykos for wolf, and anthropos for human.
The games began as an ancient Greek tradition but were later revived as the modern Olympics held in 1896 in Athens, Greece.
The ancient Greek knew the correlation between a healthy mind and a healthy body, and that wisdom holds true to this day.
This agrees with the ancient Greek word for butterflies, "psyche."
Thus the ancient Greek religion was especially disposed to belief in heroes and demigods.