Sentence Examples


  • Jutland was acquired by Dan, the eponymous ancestor of the Danes.
  • Its eponymous hero, Decelus, was said to have indicated to the Tyndaridae, Castor and Pollux, the place where Theseus had hidden their sister Helen at Aphidnae; and hence there was a traditional friendship between the Deceleans and the Spartans (Herodotus ix.
  • Medus was regarded as the eponymous hero and progenitor of the Medes.
  • In so far as the older doctrine is open to the charge of neglecting the conative and teleological side of experience it can afford to be grateful to its critics for recalling it to its own eponymous principle of the priority of the "ideal " to the " idea," of needs to the conception of their object.
  • In historical times the ephors were five in number, the first of them giving his name to the year, like the eponymous archon at Athens.
 

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