Eponymous sentence example

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  • Jutland was acquired by Dan, the eponymous ancestor of the Danes.
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  • Medus was regarded as the eponymous hero and progenitor of the Medes.
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  • According to the legend, Callisto, an Arcadian nymph, became by Zeus the mother of Arcas, the eponymous hero of the Arcadians.
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  • Nisus was the eponymous hero of the harbour of Nisaea, and local tradition makes no mention of his betrayal by his daughter.
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  • According to one story she was the daughter of HOlgi, the eponymous king of Halogaland (northern Norway); according to another she was the wife of HOlgi and daughter of Gusi, king of the Fins.
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  • The contention for Homer, in short, began at a time when his real history was lost, and he had become a sort of mythical figure, an " eponymous hero," or personification of a great school of poetry.
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  • Telephus, was priestess of Athena Alea at Tegea, and daughter of Aleus; fleeing from Tegea, she became the wife of Teuthras, the eponymous king of Teuthrania, and her son Telephus succeeded him.
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  • The patriarch receives confirmation from Rome, and the political representation of the Maronites at Constantinople is in the hands of the vicar apostolic. Rome has incorporated most of the Maronite saints in her calendar, while refusing (despite their apologists) to canonize either of the reputed eponymous founders of Maronism.
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  • Innocent in the House Joseph Pilgrim is the eponymous hero of Andy McSmith's fictional debut.
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  • In so far as the older doctrine is open to the charge of neglecting the conative and teleological side of experience it can afford to be grateful to its critics for recalling it to its own eponymous principle of the priority of the "ideal " to the " idea," of needs to the conception of their object.
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  • According to tradition this dates from the time of Skitildr, the eponymous ancestor of the Danish royal family of Skikildungar.
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  • Tubal may be the eponymous ancestor of the people of that name mentioned in Ezekiel in connexion with "vessels of bronze."
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  • We rapidly lose interest in the mystery that shrouds the eponymous boogeyman.
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  • Tim Burton's much loved film became an instant hit in 1990 launching Johnny Depp onto the global scene in the eponymous role.
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  • The semi-acoustic bounce of eponymous track rattlebox slips lightly into the chiming country tinged ballad that ends the first set.
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  • Ing, who is connected with Denmark in Anglo-Saxon tradition, was in all probability the eponymous ancestor of the Inguaeones (see above).
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  • The semi-acoustic bounce of eponymous track Rattlebox slips lightly into the chiming country tinged ballad that ends the first set.
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  • On the eponymous album, the songs move from a synth driven frenzy into some more traditionally Asian minor chords.
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  • Jeff Feuerzeig 's The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a touching portrait of the eponymous American musician and artist.
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  • Hilton's eponymous first fragrance, released in 2004, was a near instant smash hit.
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  • The eponymous Marc Jacobs scent is a classic that's sure to delight fans of floral and spicy notes.
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  • The eponymous scent became an instant classic, appealing to women of all age ranges with its lush floral arrangement.
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  • Dilbert of the eponymous comic strip first popularized them (or not) and they have gained new laugh power as the wardrobe of uber-dweeb Dwight on the TV show The Office.
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  • Founded by Sondra Roberts, the eponymous handbag line is a decades-old business that caters to women of all lifestyles.
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  • Rolfs. The eponymous company specializes in classy wallets that meet the demands of regular use and the desire for great, timeless style.
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  • Harley and Arthur Davidson, the eponymous company was born in 1901.
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  • The designer's eponymous line eventually birthed the lower-priced Marc by Marc Jacobs collection, which boasts the same classic-meets-funky style as the original.
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  • Known for his sexy, fearless footwear, designer Sam Edelman's eponymous shoe collection is full of eye-catching flats, heels, sandals and boots for women.
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  • Pliner, the eponymous company carries an extensive range of shoes for men and women.
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  • The Earth of The Caves of Steel has been tamed and all mankind live in one of the great 'cities', huge domed constructs that make up the eponymous 'caves of steel'.
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  • The company's own eponymous skincare line is a diverse lineup of serums, cleansers and moisturizers that work in tandem to improve the skin's overall appearance and texture.
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  • By the eponymous nymph Aricia, Virbius had a son of the same name, who fought on the side of the Rutulian Turnus against Aeneas.
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  • The 56 volumes published by the Parker Society include only one by its eponymous hero, and that is a volume of correspondence.
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  • Sometimes again, as in the case of the Lupercalia, the attribution is so indefinite that it is hard to discover who was the special deity concerned; in other cases, such as those of the Robigalia and the Meditrinalia, the festival seems at first to have been addressed generally to any interested numina and only later to have developed an eponymous deity of its own.
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  • A man only shared in house, tribe and state, so far as he was descended from particular ancestors and eponymous heroes, and due cult of these illustrious dead was the condition of his enjoying any rights or inheriting any property.
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  • In English documents also we find eponymous national ancestors grouped together in genealogical trees, and there is reason to believe that the common origin of the various Teutonic peoples was remembered to a certain extent until comparatively late in the middle ages.
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  • The Inguaeones again are defined as being " next to the ocean "; but the name can be traced only in Denmark and Sweden, where we find the eponymous hero Ing and the god Yngvi (Frey) respectively.
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  • In historical times the ephors were five in number, the first of them giving his name to the year, like the eponymous archon at Athens.
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  • In the case of corcu and mocu the name which follows is frequently the name of an eponymous ancestor.
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  • Augustus showed marked favour to the city, Hadrian twice visited it during his journeys in the East and accepted the title of eponymous patronomus.
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  • Pusey is chiefly remembered as the eponymous representative of the earlier phase of a movement which carried with it no small part of the religious life of England in the latter half of the 19th century.
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  • In 2001, Cara Dillon's eponymous solo debut was quietly released (via Rough Trade ), on an unsuspecting audience.
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  • After all, the dissolute Glimmer Twins of the post-Britpop firmament made no secret of their sources on that eponymous first album.
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  • Ben's sister, Alice, is the eponymous heroine of the first novel.
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  • She also reestablished herself as a serious singer, releasing the eponymous Cher in 1987 and Heart of Stone in 1989.
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  • Some of these eponymous ancestors may be regarded as heroes rather than gods, and classed with such persons, as Skioldr, the eponymous.
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