Example sentences for: delos

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

  • Delos became one of the largest marketplaces in the empire.

  • In ancient times, they sat in a circle (cyclos) around the sacred island of Delos, and their name has carried through into modern times.

  • Several islands and Greek city-states agreed to work together, and created a treasury to fund their plans, which was held on the island of Delos.

  • The preeminent islands of this era were Delos, a sacred island and center of religion ruled by Athens; Samos, ruled by the tyrant Polycrates; and Naxos, whose ruler Lygdamis undertook some major building projects.

  • In 490 b.c. , they captured sacred Delos and razed the settlements on Naxos.

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