Sentence Examples


  • A large number of votive terra-cotta figures, vases and lamps were found in the course of the excavations.
  • Here were discovered the foundations of the celebrated Asclepieum, together with several inscriptions and a great number of votive reliefs offered by grateful invalids and valetudinarians to the god of healing.
  • The National Museum, founded in 1866, is especially rich in archaic sculptures and in sepulchral and votive reliefs.
  • He conciliated his subjects by his deference to the observances of Judaism, and - the case is probably typical of his policy - he joined in protesting, when Pilate set up a votive shield in the palace of Herod within the sacred city.
  • After taking counsel the Philistines placed the ark with a votive offering upon a new cart drawn by two cows.