Example sentences for: acropolis

How can you use “acropolis” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The heart of ancient Athens was centered around the dome of the Acropolis, with sacred temples built atop the rock and the town built on its undulating flanks.

  • The name Acropolis derives from the Greek words acro meaning “highest point” and polis, meaning town.

  • It is impossible to overestimate the importance of the Acropolis to the ancient Greeks.

  • King Theseus, the legendary ruler who slew the minotaur in the Cretan labyrinth, was revered by Athenians for bringing Attica’s scattered and independent villages under the rule of the Acropolis.

  • A great Propylaia marked the entrance to the town  — a copy of that at the Acropolis.


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