Example sentences for: acropolis

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

  • Athens is an international melting pot with people of many nationalities treading the marble steps of the Acropolis to gaze at the birthplace of Western civilization.

  • The timing device was water-driven with a supply from the Acropolis above.

  • This small city set on and around a dramatic hill of rock — the Acropolis — became the cradle of western civilization.

  • Walking back to the center of the plateau you’ll pass scant remains of the Sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia founded in the fourth century b.c., but your eyes will be drawn to the immense structure of the Parthenon, which dominates today’s Acropolis site.

  • Once through the Propylaia, the sacred way leads on to the Acropolis plateau proper.


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