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turris Sentence Examples

  • Several milestones belonging to it have been discovered, including one of the time of Augustus and one of Claudius near Forum Traiani, and one of Nero near Turris Libisonis, though it was probably not completed right through until a later period (T.

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  • Turris Libisonis was also connected with Othoca by a road along the west coast, passing through Tharros, Cornus and Bosa; this road went on to Tibula 2 (Capo della Testa) at the north extremity of the island and so by the coast to Olbia.

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  • Turris produces free medusae.

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  • Of the municipia may be mentioned Gigthis or Gigthi (Bu Grara), Thibussicensium Bure (Tebursuk), Zita and the turris Tamalleni (Telmin).

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  • of Joppa, on the site of a place previously called Turris Stratonis.

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  • Its name, though probably of Indian origin, is sometimes written Turrialba, and connected with the Latin Turris Alba, " White Tower."

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  • It was reserved in a closed vessel, which took various forms from time to time, known in the East as the aproc 6ptov, and in the West as the turris, the capsa, and later on as the pyx.

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  • 8009), and thence to Turris Libisonis.

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  • Thus the seven marvels of Jena are summed up in the Latin lines: - Ara, caput, draco, mons, pons, vulpecula turris, Weigeliana domus; septem miracula Jenae.

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  • Mandia occupies the site of a Phoenician settlement and by some authorities is identified with the town called Turris Hannibalis by the Romans.

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  • Oristano occupies the site of the Roman Othoca, the point at which the inland road and the coast road from Carales to Turris Libisonis bifurcated, but otherwise an unimportant place, overshadowed by Tharros.

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  • Carales was the only city with Roman civic rights in Sardinia in Pliny's time (when it received the privilege is unknown) and by far the most important place in the island; a Roman colony had been founded at Turris Libisonis (Porto Torres) and others, later on, at Usellis and Cornus.

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  • The towns were connected by a considerable network of roads, with a total length of 958 Roman miles according to the Itineraries, the most important of R which ran from Carales to Turris Libisonis (Porto Torres) through the centre of the island, passing Othoca (Oristano) and Forum Traiani.

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