Example sentences for: pantheon

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

  • This sprawling compound of courtyards and showy 19th-century pavilions is decorated in a pantheon of finely carved friezes, gates, and gold-leaf tableaux depicting scenes of Chinese myth and romance.

  • (A special place in the Liberal Humanitarian pantheon belongs to New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis.

  • A new biography of Billy Tipton--an obscure jazzman who was revealed, only at death, to have been a jazzwoman--elevates its subject into the "pantheon of legendary women who have successfully passed as men" (Holly Brubach, the New York Times Book Review ). Middlebrook, a professor at Stanford, uses Tipton to support the postmodernist contention that gender is a historic construction, but critics mostly wax prurient.

  • Critics appointed the show to the pantheon of Zeitgeist landmarks, alongside I Love Lucy , All in the Family , The Mary Tyler Moore Show , and Dallas . The elementary spin: Seinfeld was about the things that really concern Americans today, e.g., parking spaces and low-fat lattes.

  • The king of the gods, Zeus is the most powerful in the pantheon.


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