Sentence Examples

  • The old castle was largely rebuilt in the 19th century.
  • It was destroyed in 796, rebuilt by the crusaders in 1134 (their fortress and chapel remain, much ruined).
  • The fortress was rebuilt, and after 280 served the Aetolians as a bulwark against Celts and Macedonians.
  • The principal palace was the Chehel Situn (forty pillars), destroyed by the Afghans in 1723, and, although rebuilt by Nadir Shah in 1731, already in ruins in 1743.
  • During the revolution of 1885 it was partly burned and was rebuilt on a somewhat larger plan.