Sentence Examples

  • Her star was the planet Venus, and classical writers give her the epithet Caelestis and Urania.
  • He adopted the name Grynaeus from the epithet of Apollo in Virgil.
  • The name Piyadassi is the official epithet always used by Asoka in his inscriptions when speaking of himself.
  • One of these was that involved in the practice, now grown almost universal, of bestowing the epithet Oeotokos, "Mother of God," upon Mary the mother of Jesus.
  • It was simply a covering epithet, and like the word "god" could be transferred from one deity to another.