Emissarium sentence examples

  • According to the legend, the emissarium (outlet) which still drains it was made in 39 8 -397 B.C., the Delphic oracle having declared that Veii could only be taken when the waters of the lake reached the sea.

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  • Cuniculus, Emissarium, and the same author's Chapitre d'histoire Pontine (Paris, 1889).

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  • According to the legend, the emissarium of the Alban Lake was constructed in obedience to the Delphic oracle, which declared that, until it was drained, Veii could not be taken.

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