Sentence Examples


  • He tasted only ambrosia, sweet beyond imagination.
  • Another story was that he stole nectar and ambrosia from heaven and gave them to men (Pindar, 01.
  • NECTAR, in ancient mythology generally coupled with ambrosia, the nourishment of the gods in Homer and in Greek literature generally.
  • Probably the two terms were not originally distinguished; but usually both in Homer and in later writers nectar is the drink and ambrosia the food.
  • On the other hand, in Alcman nectar is the food, and in Sappho and Anaxandrides ambrosia the drink.