Ancient-roman Sentence Examples
It is usual to speak of the English burgagetenure as a relic of Saxon freedom resisting the shock of the Norman conquest and its feudalism, but it is perhaps more correct to consider it a local feature of that general exemption from feudality enjoyed by the municipia as a relic of their ancient Roman constitution.
The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.
His little account books of income and outlay, with every item entered down to a few hours before his death, are accurate and neat enough to have satisfied an ancient Roman householder.
In 1520 an ancient Roman camp known as the Brittenburg was discovered here.
The Ancient Roman Year Commenced With March, As Is Indicated By The Names September, October, November, December, Which The Last Four Months Still Retain.Advertisement
Taken as a whole it is modern in aspect, but its regularity of form is in reality derived from the ancient Roman town of Augusta Taurinorum, which formed its nucleus.
From the moment that Arnold of Brescia, absorbed in his chimerical project of reviving the ancient Roman republic, disregarded the imperial power and neglected to shelter himself behind the German in his conflict with the priesthood, his failure was certain and his fate foredoomed.
It represents an ancient Roman with an almost completely bald forehead and a double chin; and is almost certainly a portrait, not of Pliny the Elder, but of Pompey the Great.
It is traversed by Watling Street, and portions of the ancient Roman road have been discovered in modern times.
It had recovered from the confusion consequent upon the dissolution of the ancient Roman empire.Advertisement
The Ouveze, a tributary of the Rhone, divides Vaison into two quarters - the Roman and early medieval town on the right bank, and the town of the later middle ages on the left bank, - the two communicating by an ancient Roman bridge consisting of a single arch.
Many of the boiars were wealthy, but the common people were so ground down with taxation that " of their ancient Roman valour only the name remained."
Upon the Zollfeld to thenorth of the city once stood the ancient Roman town of Virunum.
Ireland remained outside the pale of the ancient Roman Nistorlcsl sources.
With the decay of the empire the title very naturally fell to the popes, whose functions as administrators of religious law closely resembled those of the ancient Roman priesthood, hence the modern use of "pontiff" and "pontifical."Advertisement
On the death of Nicholas Firlej in 1526 Tarnowski became grand hetman of the crown, or Polish commander-in-chief, and in that capacity won his greatest victory at Obertyn (22nd August 1531) over the Moldavians, Turks and Tatars, for which he received a handsome subsidy and an ovation similar to that of an ancient Roman triumphator.
In the beautiful neighbourhood lies the ancient Roman castle of Saalburg, which can be reached by an electric tramway.
Only minutes from the city there are ancient Roman and Etruscan remains including an amphitheater that is still in use.
Also brilliantly done was how the author vividly brought ancient Rome, and especially ancient Roman politics, to life.
Italy Although the Italian fascists were enamored of ancient Roman architecture, they also welcomed Modernism.Advertisement
Tables, not, as tradition would have it, imported from Greece, but the natural and spontaneous product of ancient Roman customs, and many other similar theories were discovered by Vico, and expounded with his usual originality, though not always without blunders and exaggerations.
More than all, perhaps, since his conception of ancient Roman story made laws and manners of more account than shadowy lawgivers, he undesignedly influenced history by popularizing that conception of it which lays stress on institutions, tendencies and social traits to the neglect of individuals.
The chief historical monument of this region is the Saalburg, an ancient Roman fort serving as a centre of communications along the limes or fortified frontier-line drawn from Rhine to Main by Domitian (see Limes Germanicus).
There are far too many people that are unaware of just how much of modern tradition and culture was derived from ancient Roman writings, beliefs and philosophies.
You'll come to appreciate European history and how completely ancient Roman activities influenced the modern European society.Advertisement
Wine lovers have coveted Burgundy wines since ancient Roman times.
Not set to air until 2010, Spartacus is based on the slave uprising during ancient Roman times.
A wolf, representing the ancient Roman twins Romulus and Remus, is another option.
According to the ancient Roman legend, brothers Romulus and Remus stood in Rome and decided to found a city.
The famous dome of the Pantheon has been copied by many designers throughout the ages and is one of the few ancient Roman structures to retain its ceiling.