Usage examples for Dacia

  1. Having thus defeated them, they set the cities on fire, dispersed the country people, and pursued the victory till they had reduced all Norway, as also Dacia, under the dominion of King Arthur. – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  2. Nor can it be said that I have interfered with the glory of the men who have meanwhile settled matters in Dacia. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  3. Constantius was busy with the Persian war, and could not refuse; so it was summoned to meet in the summer of 343. To the dismay of the Eusebians, the place chosen was Sardica in Dacia, just inside the dominions of Constans. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  4. After the reunion of Wallachia and Moldadia, I heard Roumanian officials express the wish to gain Dacia through the addition of Transylvania, Bukovina and the Banate of Ternesvar. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  5. It is contained in a pair of wooden tablets found in some quarry pits near Alburnus, a remote village of Dacia. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  6. The bulk of them streamed south- westward, and settled in Pannonia, the border- province of the Western Empire, on the frontier of the East- Roman districts of Dacia and Moesia. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  7. Dacia could have had it for the asking. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  8. Gibbon thinks that the historians who award this distinction to Naissus, in Dacia, are the best authorities, though later writers think it rightly belongs to Drepanum, the home of Helena. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  9. The whole account of Julianus's campaign in Dacia is mixed up with legendary tradition. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  10. 282, 26; v 16, 18. Curtius, Lake, i 41; ii 55. Cynic philosophy, iv 40. Cyprus, ii 2. Cyrene, iv 45. Cythnus, ii 8, 9. Dacia, i 2; iii 46, 53; iv 4 n. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  11. Petrus de Dacia derives cyfra from circumference. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  12. 3. To Dacia and Pannonia; where it overlaid or was engrafted on a language the stock whereof is undetermined. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  13. It tells how Dacia had the privilege of exchanging blows with Rome, and how a pretender claiming to be Nero almost deluded the Parthians into declaring war. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  14. This was the crowd that sat expectant, under the blue sky, in the hot glare of the South, while the doomed captives of Dacia or the sectaries of Judea commended their souls to the gods of the Danube, or the Crucified of Galilee. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  15. He stoutly defended the empire against the Germans on the banks of the Danube, won for it the province of Dacia, and, being more taken up with the East than the West, made many Asiatic conquests, of which his successor, Hadrian, lost no time in abandoning, wisely no doubt, a portion. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  16. The images of Jupiter and Venus, of Mars and Hecate, of the local deities of Dacia and Upper Germany, find a place in his chapels beside the antique symbols of the Persian faith. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill