Sentence Examples

  • 6, 7.-Ivory Figures And Heads Of Athletes, Bull-Fighters Or Acrobats, Cnossus.
  • As a god of athletes heis often a wrestler (iraXaiµco)), and founds the Olympian games.
  • In Rome he was patron of gladiators, as of athletes in Greece.
  • The regiment also included college athletes, city clubmen and members of the New York police force, every man possessing some special qualification for the work in view.
  • V., on public buildings, has a preface on the theories of Pythagoras, &c. Its twelve chapters treat - (t) of fora and basilicae, with a description of his own basilica at Fanum; (2) of the adjuncts of a forum (aerarium, prison and curia); (3) of theatres, their site and construction; (4) of laws of harmonics; (5) of the arrangement of tuned bronze vases in theatres for acoustic purposes; (6) of Roman theatres; (7) of Greek theatres; (8) of the selection of sites of theatres according to acoustic principles; (9) of porticus and covered walks; (to) of baths, their floors, hypocausts, the construction and use of various parts; (ii) of palaestrae, xysti and other Greek buildings for the exercise of athletes; (12) of harbours and quays.

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