Example sentences for: acropolis

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

  • When he finally arrived, Xerxes plundered the city, burning down all the wooden structures on the Acropolis.

  • Yet literature and art continued to flourish in spite of the incessant fighting, and during this time Athens built two of the loveliest temples on the Acropolis, the Erechtheion and the temple to Athena Nike (see pages 34 and 35).

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

  • When Great Britain next comes under criticism for having absconded with the Elgin Marbles from the Acropolis, we should expect their prominent display in the British Museum to be brought up as part of a value-added defense.

  • 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.

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