Example sentences for: acropolis

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

  • Several archaeological sites can be seen and the area is much less crowded than the Acropolis itself.

  • As the Romans took control of Athens they embellished the site with small additions, but the wake of Christianity and the decline of Roman power saw the Acropolis vulnerable to attack, theft, and vandalism.

  • The Panathenian Festival Procession would start from here on its journey to the Acropolis, and the procession of the Eleusian Mysteries would leave from here through the Sacred Gate and along the Sacred Way.

  • The sculptures at the site are copies, with all but one of the originals displayed in the Acropolis Museum.

  • 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.

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