Sentence Examples

  • There were formidable revolts at the mines of Laurium, and more than once in Chios.
  • Had he so desired, Kuprili might have taken advantage of the revolts of the Janissaries to place himself on the throne; instead, he recommended the sultan to appoint his son as his successor, and so founded a dynasty of able statesmen who occupied the grand vizierate almost without interruption for half a century.
  • By his ruthless suppression of revolts at Dinant and Liege he made his authority undisputed throughout the Netherlands.
  • Other revolts occurred in Egypt, and for these and also for the rebellion of the Persian satrap Megabyzos (c .
  • Partial revolts in Italy succeeded; and then came the second Sicilian insurrection under Trypho and Athenio, followed by the Servile War in Italy under Spartacus.