Example sentences for: acropolis

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

  • Here you’ll find a range of everyday objects not seen in the Acropolis Museum, in addition to religious and civic statuary and mosaics.

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

  • The Acropolis had been a sanctuary to Athena Nike since the fifth century b.c. and following the sacking of the site by the Persians a new smaller temple, or naïskos, was commissioned and designed by Callicrates.

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

  • The route of the great “sacred way” that linked the Agora with the Acropolis above — and that was used during the Panathenaic Festival — is now being excavated and rebuilt to allow visitors to walk in the footsteps of the ancient Athenians.


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