Myra Sentence Examples
His chief discoveries were at Xanthus, Pinara, Patara, Tlos, Myra and Olympus.
It should be observed that this last circumstance is ignored by all the historians, and that St Athanasius, who knew all the notable bishops of the period, never mentions Nicholas, bishop of Myra.
Myra, one of the most important cities of Lycia, occupied the entrance of the valley of the Andriacus; on the coast between this and the mouth of the Xanthus stood Antiphellus, while in the interior at a short distance were found Phellus, Cyaneae and Candyba.
According to Strabo the principal towns in the league were Xanthus, Patara, Pinara, Olympus, Myra and Tlos; each of these had three votes in the general assembly, while the other towns had only two or one.
Nicola, founded in 5087 to receive the relics of this saint, which were brought from Myra in Lycia, and now lie beneath the altar in the crypt.
In the 3rd century the great St Nicholas, born at Patara, was its bishop, and he died and was buried at Myra.
Myra has three notable sights, its carved cliff-cemetery, its theatre, and its church of St Nicholas.
There are also extensive ruins of Andriaca, the port of Myra, about 3 m.
It is possible that Sarah Disraeli (the Myra of Endymion), or that "the most severe of critics but a perfect wife," may have had such dreams - hardly that they could have occurred to any mind but a devoted woman's.
This is as perfect as those of Myra and Patara, but larger than either, and yields the palm only to those of Aspendus and Side.Advertisement
He was bishop of Myra in the time of the emperor Diocletian, was persecuted, tortured for the faith, and kept in prison until the more tolerant reign of Constantine, and was present at the council of Nicaea.
Farrah Fawcett first appeared in guest roles on I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun and The Partridge Family, and had her first film role in Myra Breckenridge in 1970.
A 1958 UK tour ended in scandal for Jerry Lee, when the British press discovered that wife, Myra Gale Brown, who was accompanying him on tour, was both his wife and his 13 year old cousin.
Jerry Lee's whole rocky past came to light during the fallout of this revelation, and the public was equally horrified to discover that Myra was the 23 year old his third wife.
Jerry Lee's career never fully recorded from this scandal, despite the fact that he and Myra later divorced.Advertisement
Any Tori Amos biography usually starts with the name she was born with, which is Myra Ellen Amos.