Sentence Examples


  • Mithradates defeated Cotta, the Roman consul, at Chalcedon; but Lucullus worsted him, and drove him in 72 to take refuge in Armenia with his son-in-law Tigranes.
  • A few terra-cotta images have been found.
  • Portions of the coloured terra-cotta slabs which decorated the cornice and other architectural members have also been discovered.
  • A large number of votive terra-cotta figures, vases and lamps were found in the course of the excavations.
  • Traces remain of the circuit wall, and of a sanctuary with copious terra-cotta offerings; the large necropolis yields constant loot to illicit excavation.