Sentence Examples

  • Its ancient gates, walls and towers have disappeared, but it still possesses a few medieval edifices.
  • This constant burning of large portions of the city is a marked feature of its early history, and we must remember that, although stone buildings were rising on all sides, these were churches, monasteries, and other public edifices; the ordinary houses remained as before, small wooden structures.
  • The edifices displayed marvellous building skill, and their workmanship is unsurpassed.
  • Its religious edifices are five Roman Catholic and four Evangelical churches and a synagogue.
  • It was captured by Pizarro in 1533, and it is said that its size and the magnificence of its principal edifices filled the Spaniards with surprise.