Sentence Examples


  • Valuable brooches and other ornaments are often found.
  • The ornaments are beads, earrings, brooches, rings, bracelets, &c., thickly studded with precious stones.
  • The chiton, xcrcww, was formed by sewing together at the sides two pieces of linen, or a double piece folded together, leaving spaces at the top for the arms and neck, and fastening the top edges together over the shoulders and upper arm with buttons or brooches; more rarely we find a plain sleeveless chiton.
  • Aegina), the details of which are to all appearance legendary, in order to account for a change in the fashion of female dress which took place at Athens in the course of the 6th century B.C. Up to that time the " Dorian dress " had been universal, but the Athenians now gave up the use of garments fastened with pins or brooches, and adopted the linen chiton of the Ionians.
  • The back and front were then pulled up over the shoulders and fastened together with brooches like safety-pins (irepovat).