Sentence Examples


  • NINUS, in Greek mythology, the eponymous founder of Nineveh, and thus the city itself personified.
  • Jutland was acquired by Dan, the eponymous ancestor of the Danes.
  • 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.
  • 691) to have claimed descent from one of the legendary kings of his native district, Messapus the eponymous hero of Messapia, and this consciousness of ancient lineage is in accordance with the high self-confident tone of his mind, with his sympathy with the dominant genius of the Roman republic, and with his personal relations to the members of her great families.