Sentence Examples


  • But empires move, though rulers bid them stand still.
  • There was no attempt to overwhelm whole empires by pouring into them masses of troops, but commerce was combined with territorial acquisition, and a continuity of European interest secured by the presence of merchants and settlers.
  • In 803 and 810 he made a treaty with Charlemagne, by which the limits of the two empires were amicably fixed.
  • But he had little success, and soon concluded a treaty by which both empires promised toleration to the worshippers of the two rival religions, Christianity and Zoroastrianism.
  • To the petty states this meant only a change of masters; they now became part of one of the largest empires of antiquity.
 

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