Sentence Examples

  • Jacob and his twin brother Esau are the eponyms of the Israelites and Edomites.
  • 835 B.C.; Ninib-mukin-ahi, 790-761 B.C.; Mande, 725 B.C.; Nabu-dini-epush, 704 B.C.; Ahi-ilai, 649 B.C., officiated as Eponyms for the year.
  • The governors of several Mesopotamian cities, such as Nasibin, Amid, took their turn as eponyms; but this would not have much significance for the people.
  • Stories of heroic ancestors and of tribal eponyms intermingle; personal, tribal and national traits are interwoven.