Sentence Examples

  • The Roman nobility, resting wholly on sufferance, was overthrown by the ambition of one of its own members.
  • 5 and 6) the tower was overthrown by the winds; according to Yaqut (i.
  • A few years later (704 B.C.) the combined forces of Elam and Babylonia were overthrown at Kis, and in the following year the Kassites were reduced to subjection.
  • In 750 Vikramaditya's son, Kirtivarman Chalukya, was overthrown by the Rashtrakutas.
  • In 867 Michael was assassinated by Basil the Macedonian, a former groom, who had overthrown the influence of Bardas and in 866 been associated in the Empire.

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