Harem Sentence Examples
She wondered again whether or not he had a harem elsewhere.
He did not press the pursuit far, although the great king's camp with his harem fell into his hands.
A more dangerous piece of magnificence was the harem.
The Propylaea served as the residence of the Turkish commandant and the Erechtheum as his harem.
The leaders of his armies, his harem with their bruised faces and arms, and his guards stared at her with increasing intensity.Advertisement
Memon gave a triumphant laugh, his gaze going to the bruised women who made up his harem.
He trusted no one; he murdered his mother, his sons, the sister whom he had married; to prevent his harem from falling to his enemies he murdered all his concubines, and his most faithful followers were never safe.
Piale, a Croatian who had been brought up in the imperial harem and succeeded Sinan as capudan-pasha, crowned a series of victories over the galleys of Andrea Doria by the capture of the island of Jerba, off Tripoli (July 31, 1560).
He was a weakling, swayed by his favourites in the Murad III., harem, especially by his Venetian wife Safie; and, 1574-1595.
It was used as a church in Christian times, and under Turkish rule as the harem of the governor of Athens.Advertisement
This did not save her from the Pharaoh, who took her into the royal harem and enriched Abram with herds and servants.
But his whole reign is a time of continuous decay; the original force of the Persians had been exhausted in luxury and intrigues, and the king, though personally brave and good-natured, was quite dependent upon his favourites and his harem, and especially upon his mother Parysatis.
All his time was spent in the pleasures of his harem, the intrigues of which were further complicated by his falling in love with and marrying his own daughter Atossa (according to the Persian religion a marriage between the nearest relations is no incest).
For, though Sokolli remained in office until his assassination in October 1578,, his authority was undermined by the harem influences, which with Murad III.
This corruption was fatally apparent in the army, the feudal basis of which was sapped by the confiscation of fiefs for the benefit of nominees of favourites of the harem, and by the intrusion, through the same influences of foreigners and rayahs into the corps of janissaries, of which the discipline became more and more relaxed and the temper increasingly turbulent.Advertisement
According to tradition, his wife was taken for a time into the harem of Abdallah, brother of Kotaiba the conqueror of Balkh, and became the mother of Khalid b.
He maintained a very large harem (xi.), and among his wives was the daughter of an Egyptian Pharaoh.
Yakub erected his orda or palace on the site of the amban's residence, and two hundred ladies of his harem occupied a commodious enclosure hard by.
He rebuilt the temples and a palace for himself north of Sennacherib's on the site of the latter's harem; which was adorned with extraordinary variety and richness.
In 1878 he was employed by Ismail in fomenting a disturbance against the ministry of Nubar, Rivers Wilson and de Blignieres, and received in payment a wife from Ismail's harem and the command of a regiment.Advertisement
A great number contain ceremonial or civil laws, or even special commands to individuals down to such matters as the regulation of Mahomet's harem.
The basement storey is generally built of the soft calcareous stone of the neighbouring hills, and the upper storey, which contains the harem, of painted brick.
The harem system of appointing separate apartments to the women, and secluding them from the gaze of men, is observed in Egypt as in other Moslem countries, but less strictly.
On the other hand, if a pair of womens shoes are placed outside the door of the harem apartments, they are understood to signify that female visitors are within, and a man is sometimes thus excluded from the upper portion of his own house for many days.
The poorer classes cannot fully observe the harem system, but the women are in general carefully veiled.Advertisement
Shortly before the death of the old king a plot in the harem to assassinate him, and apparently to place one of his sons on the throne, was discovered and its investigation ordered, leading after his death to the condemnation of many high-placed men and women.
Tirhaka was energetic in opposing the Assyrian advance, but in 670 B.C. Esarhaddon defeated his army on the border of Egypt, captured Memphis with the royar harem and took great spoil.
It is from Suleiman's time that historians date the rise of that occult influence of the harem which has so often thwarted the best efforts of Turkey's most enlightened statesmen.
He acted invariably on the advice of those who for the time had his confidence, and occupied himself mainly with the affairs of his harem, with polo, fishing, wine and music. The five years of his reign were disastrous to the empire, and in particular to Bagdad which never entirely recovered its old splendour.
Mahmud appears to have been unable to effect the reforms he desired in the mode of educating his children, so that his son received no better education than that given, according to use and wont, to Turkish princes in the harem.
But in the following year he sustained a severe reverse in Armenia, in which he lost his war-chest and harem.
Though good-hearted he was weak and licentious; and once out of the hands of the fanatical party he became ensnared by women and entangled in harem intrigues.
It provided especially against a recurrence of the proved causes of war, such as extorting taxes from Persian travellers or pilgrims, disrespect to the ladies of the royal harem and other ladies of rank proceeding to Mecca or Karbala (Kerbela), irregular levies of custom-duties, non-punishment of Kurdish depredators transgressing the boundary, and the like.
The kings of Cilicia and the Tabal offered their daughters to the harem of Assur-bani-pal; embassies came from Ararat, and even Gyges of Lydia despatched envoys to "the great king" in the hope of obtaining help against the Cimmerians.
The harem, with separate provisions for four wives, occupied the south corner, the domestic quarters, including stables, kitchen, bakery, wine cellar, &c., being at the east corner, to the north-east of the great entrance court.
The marquis forgot the lessons of the master, and yielded supinely to the fascinations of the harem.
It is enclosed in a fine garden, well planted with trees, where the harem serai (or ladies' apartments) occupies a considerable space.
To-day the harem is impenetrable, while " any one declining to stand as the grand-vizier passes is almost beaten to death."
He is accused of having sunk in his later years into the self-indulgent habits of the harem.
It is said that his harem included six thousand women.
In his old age, one of his wives Sobh (the Daybreak), a Basque, bore him the first son born in his harem.
But Mozaffar lasted for a short time, and then died, poisoned, as it was said, by his brother Abdurrahman, called Sanchol, the son of Mansur by one of the Christian ladies whom he extorted for his harem from the fears of the Christian princes.
The emperor's forces were destroyed or scattered; the treasury, with the imperial insignia, together with Frederick's harem and some of the most trusted of his ministers, fell into the hands of the victors.
His wives were kept secluded in oriental fashion; a harem was maintained at Lucera, and eunuchs were a prominent feature of his household.
The Guigemar of Marie de France presents marked analogies with the ordinary Oriental romance of escape from a harem, for instance, with details superadded from classical mythology.
The king of Landis lived with his harem in a low, sprawling dwelling whose walls gleamed with polished stones set in silver and gold.
Visitors can view the apartments, halls and terraces of the harem, and see the lavish royal bedchamber and Imperial Hall.
Each of the Israelite men would have had to have had a harem of wives for this to have been true.
Shortly afterward witnesses see the harem arrive at Elysee restaurant in central London TOGETHER.
Assyrian kings introduced it in the Near East, along with the seclusion of women in the royal harem.
A sumptuous gaming room and private harem caters for evening entertainment.
He may demand a degree of self humiliation that will be too much even for a whole harem of captive popes.
Unlike most British men, I maintain a small harem.
The story in Fruits Basket is, as I said above, a fairly original take on the shoujo harem anime.
In Egypt, for example, Sarah is in danger of being taken into Pharaoh's harem.
The Spirit also investigates how Ebony wound up in a sultan's harem and why Commissioner Dolan harbored a criminal in his house.
The protagonist is the court instructress who guides the ladies of the imperial harem on correct behavior.
Thus eminent servants of the state such as Mustafa Pasha, Sokolli's nephew - who for twelve years had ruled the sanjak of Budapest with conspicuous enlightenment and success - were deposed or executed to make way for the nominees of the harem.
There was now no authority left to hold in check the corrupt influences of the harem.
Unfortunately, you can't (ethically) date both of them…unless you guys agree to have an open relationship (this way, you can have a whole harem of nubile love slaves!).
Some plus size belly dancers prefer the easy movement and coverage of harem pants.
Silent Hill seems to have done what the Matrix did for movies back in the day, stirring up a harem of wild theories as to what the hell is going on.
He chose 16 of the most beautiful women from his harem to be the "game pieces."
Harem girls and genies all need their fair share of scarves, so keep them stocked for limitless uses.
Bottoms vary between layered skirts and harem pants.
It's not that this man intentionally sets out to create his private harem of beautiful women.
And who could forget about being a naughty nurse, or a harem girl?
Maybe he had a harem of women at his beck and call, but she couldn't see herself with any other man.
Bathsheba's influence added a new element of danger to the usual jealousies of the harem, and two of David's sons perished in vain attempts to claim the throne, which she appears to have viewed as the rightful inheritance of her own child.
His death is variously attributed to disease and to poisoning by a woman of his harem.
In 333 B.C., after the battle of Issus, it was delivered over by treachery to Parmenio, the general of Alexander the Great; the harem and treasures of Darius had here been lodged.
From this another winding passage leads to the harem, which is the principal part of the house.
The harem, an indispensable part of Eastern state, was responsible for many fatal disorders, although it is clear from 2 Sam.