Medals Sentence Examples
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He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1840, and in 1892 was awarded one of the royal medals for his work on photometry and stellar parallax.
The Royal Society awarded her one of its Royal medals in 1906.
If you were in a beauty contest with Shipton, it wouldn't be you taking home the medals.
The noble qualities of the child attracted the attention of Hadrian, who, playing upon the name "Verus," said that it should be changed to "Verissimus" (Bhpiccimoc on medals).Advertisement
He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1836, its president in 1871, and received both the Copley and Royal medals.
In the same year he wrote a poem on Fontenoy, he received medals from the pope and dedicated Mahomet to him, a.nd he wrote court divertissements and other things to admiration.
It contains a rich collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities; of coins and medals, and of industrial art.
It was during the delivery of one of his Advent sermons that he beheld the celebrated vision, recorded in contemporary medals and engravings, that is almost a symbol of his doctrines.
In reward for these services Belisarius was invested with the consular dignity, and medals were struck in his honour.Advertisement
Spears, battle-axes, collars, rings, amulets, medals of gold, ornaments of silver, jet and amber, &c., have also been found in various places.
Dr Samuel Jebb started Bibliotheca literaria (1722-1724), to appear every two months, which dealt with medals and antiquities as well as with literature, but only ten numbers appeared.
Gold can be readily welded cold; the finely divided metal, in the state in which it is precipitated from solution, may be compressed between dies into disks or medals.
Dates expressed according to this era occur only on a few medals, and in the acts of certain councils.
Many of the medals struck by the city of Antioch in honour of Augustus are dated according to this era.Advertisement
He founded two gold medals for the encouragement of scientific research, one in the award of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and the other in that of the Scottish Society of Arts.
The distribution of medals to the soldiers and the institution of the Victoria Cross (February 1857) as a reward for individual instances of merit and valour must also be noted among the incidents which occupied the queen's time and thoughts.
He was a Prince of Mecca, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, the holder of the Croix de Guerre (with palms), the Italian silver medal arid various British war medals.
He was particularly famed for his dies for medals; he rose to be mint-master at Bologna, and retained that office till the end of his life.
In coins the " milling is the serrated edge, called " crenneling " by John Evelyn (Discourse on Medals, 1697, p. 225), which is formed on them to prevent clipping and filing.Advertisement
Among other educational institutions are a conservatory of music, school of fine arts, normal school, a national library with upwards of 260,000 volumes and a large number of manuscripts, maps, medals and coins, the national observatory on Castle Hill, the national museum now domiciled in the Sao Christovao palace in the midst of a pretty park, a zoological garden in the suburb of Villa Isabel, and the famous Botanical Garden founded by Dom Joao VI.
He was the recipient of many British and foreign awards and honours, amongst these being the Royal and Hughes medals of the Royal Society in 1894 and 1902 respectively, the Hodgkins medal of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington in 1902, the Nobel Prize for physics in 1906, enrolment as honorary graduate of many universities, and as honorary fellow of numerous American and continental scientific academies.
In 1852 he became an assistant in the British Museum, and was assigned to the department of coins and medals, of which in 1870 he became keeper.
His description of some medals struck by the Samanid and Bouid princes (1804) was composed in Arabic because he had no Latin types.
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Not only were cities called after him, medals struck with his effigy, and statues erected to him in all parts of the empire, but he was raised to the rank of the gods, temples were built for his worship in Bithynia, Mantineia in Arcadia, and Athens, festivals celebrated in his honour and oracles delivered in his name.
On his death on the i ith of January 1753 he bequeathed his books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, pictures, medals, coins, seals, cameos and other curiosities to the nation, on condition that parliament should pay to his executors £20,000, which was a good deal less than the value of the collection.
Amenophis caused a series of large scarabs unique in their kind to be engraved with the name and parentage of his queen Taia, followed by varying texts commemorating like medals the boundaries of his kingdom, his secondary marriage with Gilukhipa, daughter of the king of Mitanni.
Adrien's son, CHARLES DE VALOIS (1671-1747), was a distinguished numismatist, and formed a fine collection of medals, chiefly Roman.
The building also contains fine choir-books with miniatures, and a collection of coins and Renaissance medals.
He became assistant to de Boze, on whose death (1 753) he became keeper of the medals.
He refused this post but resumed his old functions as keeper of medals, and enriched the national collection by many valuable accessions.
Cassini (1625-1712) from Italy to superintend, the Academies of Inscriptions and Medals, of Architecture and of Music, the French Academy at Rome, and Academies at Arles, Soissons, Nimes and many other towns, and he reorganized the Academy of Painting and Sculpture which Richelieu had established.
Congress thrice passed votes of thanks and ordered the presentation of commemorative gold medals.
In the middle of the Dam stands a monument to those who fell in the Belgian revolution of 1830-1831, and called the Metal Cross after the war medals struck at that time.
The Russian Geographical Society presented him with the great Constantine medal, and from all parts of Europe he received medals and honorary diplomas.
How many more such honours he might have attained it is impossible to say; but he was expected to win both the gold medals at the degree examination, had his career as a student not been cut short by an unprecedented event.
The royal library (1798) contains upwards of 500,000 volumes, including some early illuminated MSS., a valuable collection of coins and medals and some fine antique gems. In addition to the royal palace already mentioned, there are the palaces of the queen-dowager, of the prince of Orange (founded about 1720 by Count Unico of Wassenaar Twiekels) and of the prince von Wied, dating from 1825, and containing some good early Dutch and Flemish masters.
This divergence of opinion destroyed all the elation that Burke might well have felt at his compliments from kings, his gold medals, his twelve editions.
He won the Royal Academy's silver (1772) and gold (1776) medals, and a travelling studentship, and went to Italy to study (1777-1780).
All this time he was no mere book-worm or recluse, but was haunting the salons of Mlle de Scudery and the studios of painters; nor did his scientific researches interfere with his classical studies, for during this time he was discussing with Bochart the origin of certain medals, and was learning Syriac and Arabic under the Jesuit Parvilliers.
Other fruits are raised with much success, and in 1904 at St Louis the horticultural exhibit of the state led those of all other states in the medals received for excellence; but nevertheless its relative rank in the Union as a fruit-producing state is still low.
He displayed a fondness for pomp and show on public occasions; he was the first Roman emperor to wear the diadem, and assumed the title of Lord and God on medals.
About 2500 guests were received in the university buildings, the library of which was devoted to an exhibition of the instruments invented by Lord Kelvin, together with his certificates, diplomas and medals.
Artists of renown perpetuated her features on canvas, on marble and on many exquisite medals, one of which has a closed book graven on the reverse, with the inscription " Elegiae " in allusion to poems she was said to have written.
Some of the older archers wear rows of medals from Soviet times.
Feeling slightly breathless at my exertion, I find myself in a carriage with several people wearing London Marathon medals around their necks.
Through a diamond, all medals are counterfeit, Beneath the blindingly bright sky, the earth is invisible.
Great Britain did well and claimed bronze medals (third place ).
Our expected rivals for gold medals were Leeds City, ironically including Thames second claimer Andy Beevers.
Its is also embossed with brass copper thought to be reused Army medals.
The information contained in the register is used to verify entitlement to wartime service medals.
A total of 52 gold medals have been handed out during the international expo this year.
His work has been shown widely including exhibitions at Faenza and Vallauris (awarded gold medals in 1974 and 1976 ).
Last summer, he became the first swimmer to achieve six gold medals at the world swimming championships in Japan.
No one thought we could come here and get six gold medals.
Neil is a passionate plantsman and has several gold medals to his name including five consecutive Golds at Chelsea for his grasses.
Abebe Bikila, of Ethiopia, won consecutive gold medals in the marathon in 1960 and 1964, first barefoot, then with shoes.
Surrey Walking Club had a good afternoon at Dartford Track on Sunday to gain silver team medals in the Southern One Hour.
Well done to all the team on a very gutsy performance you deserved your medals.
Overall, Skandia Team GBR bagged an impressive haul of eight medals.
Thorpe won two gold medals but on a quite extraordinary evening, that seemed merely incidental.
Photograph of medals presented to T G Nicholas for services rendered in the class war during the great mining lockout of 1926.
A total of 2,005 commemorative medals have been struck by the Royal Mint and will be awarded to the to the most deserving volunteers.
Having won 31 medals, four of which were gold, Wales has more than doubled the Kuala Lumpur medal tally.
Press releases of the time relate to Edwin winning over 80 gold, silver or bronze medals.
Last year she was also three gold medals in the under 17 age group.
With two sets each of winners and runners-up medals, all the London players could be proud of their performances.
The Japanese would not issue military medals, since they thought that all of the Emperor's warriors were equally meritorious.
They arrived back mid afternoon in high spirits and collected a team certificate and bronze medals.
The children received coronation mugs, sweets, medals, and photos of the King and Queen.
It shows the head and shoulders of a mature Seacole, wearing a red neckerchief and the three medals, awarded for her service.
Scotland finished ninth in the overall medals table, more than doubling their medal tally from four years ago.
He won several medals in relay races in the Norwegian Championships of 2000 to 2002.
Schollander might have won five gold medals, had the US entered him in the freestyle leg of the medley relay.
Unfortunately the medals were not ready in time for the civic presentation and cardboard replicas had to be presented in lieu.
Manchester City Longsight Library At the Longsight Library all children attending two of three events received silver medals.
Marion Jones has won two gold medals in the 100m and 200m sprints and bronze in the long jump.
Switzerland finished tenth in the medals table, and Austria finished twelfth.
He was the recipient of many medals and honorary degrees and was created K.C.B.
In 1809 he was a captain in the Guards, wore medals, and held some special lucrative posts in Petersburg.
In the first were the nobility and gentry in their uniforms, in the second bearded merchants in full-skirted coats of blue cloth and wearing medals.
In charge of organizing medals and awards and regatta committee kit.
A year later they claimed their eighth set of runners-up medals.
However, in Tokyo Mary Rand 's sensational victory in the long jump started the surge to a dozen medals.
He won four gold and three silver medals in European Championships and Olympic Games.
Elsewhere Kelly Reid picked up two silver medals at the Scottish Championships in Glasgow.
Britain 's tally of 13 medals included three for Kirsty Balfour, who we caught up with for this month 's Total Swimming interview.
Maxima Games created an exciting game called Electro the Robotic Puppy, where you help your robot dog compete and win medals.
Collect medals and get your puppy to the red flag in each level.
Their excellence on the international competitive circuit has also continued, culminating at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah when athletes from around the world rode Fischer skis to a record 58 medals.
Michael won Olympic gold medals in 1984 and 1992.
In addition to sterling silver, these bracelets are also available in gold, wood, wood beads, pearl, gem stones or birthstones, porcelain, and enamel medals, discs, or images.
Committed to protect and serve the public, police officers regularly put their lives on the line and will surely appreciate these beautiful and inspiring pendants and medals.
Other examples include crucifix pendants and patron saints' medals.
Some of the most popular religious jewelry pieces are charms, medals, and pendants.
Some religious icon medals are also used as fobs for keyrings.
These are available as charms, pendants, and medals.
These patron saint medals become cherished reminders of divine protection to those who wear them.
You'll get "experience points" for winning different types of medals (bronze, silver, gold) and additional points for getting an Awesome, Perfect, Great, or a Good race.
Medals are given based on the number of Takedowns and time bonuses are achieved every few takedowns.
Career mode is where you progress through races earning gold, silver, and bronze medals to earn cash, which you can apply towards upgrades to your vehicles.
This game has over 50 different types of fish to catch, over 65 medals and awards to obtain, 12 tournaments to try, and the capabilities to play multiplayer with up to four players (not online).
There are strategy guides, a cheat codes section, and-as of this writing-one game save which includes medals and top scores.
At the Harvest Fair, this wine won sweepstakes white and constantly gets gold medals across the board.
The Wine Maker International Amateur Wine Making Competition offers hundreds of categories in which wine makers compete, offering multiple gold, silver and bronze medals in each category.
It is a world-renowned winery that has won both national and international medals for their diverse wines.
In their first year they produced 5,000 cases of wine and it won several medals at the State Fair wine competition in Syracuse.
Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellar - Known locally as Dr. Frank's, has won over 61 wine medals.
According to their website, they've won 15 gold medals at competition and been awarded 14 best buys.
They have been part of the Olympics since 1932 and make it a point to never rest on their laurels or medals.
Wearing a Michael Phelps Speedo may not help you in breaking world records and stacking up the gold medals, but it will definitely improve your performance whether you are exercising or competing.
Although he didn't break the previous world record then, winning a mere seven gold medals, he did attract more attention than the average swimmer for wearing his high-performance Speedo trunks so low on his hips.
Her figure shows what it means to nurture and work the self - without having an ounce of fat on her, Serena Williams eats to maintain her power and has the medals to prove it.
For boys, vampire costumes might be accessorized with the medals of an aristocrat like Bela Lugosi's Count Dracula.
You don't even have to make it competitive; building three snowmen of various heights and putting medals on them all, gives you your own Winter Olympic ceremony.
In 1936, Jesse Owens made Dassler's name bigger by winning four Olympic gold medals with their shoes on his feet.
For full information on the results of individual events, see this Winter Olympics medals site.
The medals on this watch are created to represent Burberry logos and designs, such as their waterproof logo, and the equestrian knight.
If you're planning to play games throughout the night, order some award ribbons and medals, and let the winners take home more than bragging rights.
Full dress adds medals above the left breast pocket.
Medals are worn just above the left pocket seam, and service stars are centered above the medals.
No more than five medals may be worn at one time.
If a member has won awards, they can also show up to three medals, the highest awards they've earned.
All of the patches, medals, and the jacket in general are required to be kept in good condition, and if there is visible wear and tear, the FFA jacket should be replaced.
Medals are worn above the left pocket (according to regulations, no more than five at one time) and other patches such as the Interpreter patch or the Recruiter patch go above or below the right pocket.
One of the main differences is in the placement of full-sized medals.
Medals are not part of the service dress uniform, but rather ribbons are.
In the Full Dress Uniform, medals are on the left breast pocket.
However, officers wear these with miniature medals and badges, but without ribbons.
Officers with full-size medals place these on the left breast.
However, the medals and ribbons are both on the left breast of the jacket.
In the museum are some of the ancient sculptures and mosaics discovered in Algeria, together with medals and Algerian money.
The society holds annual shows, publishes annually the Shire Horse Stud Book and offers'_gold and silver medals for competition amongst Shire horses at agricultural shows in different parts of the country.
The awards here summarized are quite distinct from those of silver medals which are given by the society in the case of articles possessing sufficient merit, which are entered as " new implements for agricultural or estate purposes."
Medals were authorized by Congress, and in the following year Dr Kane received the founder's medal of the Royal Geographical Society, and, two years later, a gold medal from the Paris Geographical Society.
They are held in the public square, the curious and historic Piazza del Campo (now Piazza di Vittorio Emanuele) in shape resembling an ancient theatre, on the 2nd of July and the 16th of August of each year; they date from the middle ages and were instituted in commemoration of victories and in honour of the Virgin Mary (the old title of Siena, as shown by seals and medals, having been "Sena vetus civitas Virginis").
He is credited with a share in the production of the magnificent series of medals that commemorate the principal events of the age of Louis XIV.
He received medals and prizes from many learned societies and in 1907 was awarded the Nobel Prize for physics.
One blow was usually insufficient, and the method was similar to that still used in striking medals in high relief, except that the blank is now allowed to cool before being struck.
Congress, in a joint resolution, tendered its thanks to Commodore Dewey, and to the officers and men under his command, and authorized "the secretary of the navy to present a sword of honor to Commodore George Dewey, and cause to be struck bronze medals commemorating the battle of Manila Bay, and to distribute such medals to the officers and men of the ships of the Asiatic squadron of the United States."
All finishers will receive a momento and there are medals for all finishers of the fun run.
Marlies Schild, who hails from Austria, and won Olympic medals in Torino during the 2006 games.
He was knighted in 1897, and received the Royal (1875), Davy (1888), and Copley (1904) medals of the Royal Society, besides filling the offices of president of the Chemical Society and of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.