Sentence Examples

  • PRYTANEUM and Prytanis (Gr.
  • The building in which this fire was kept was the Prytaneum, and the chieftain (the king or prytanis)probably made it his residence.
  • The word Prytanis (plur.
  • Prytanis was also the name of a legendary king of Sparta of the Eurypontid or Proclid line.
  • The government subsequently passed into the hands of a small corporation of nobles descended from a former king Bacchis, and known as the Bacchidae, who nominated annually a Prytanis (president) from among their number.