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Usage examples for Dacian

  1. Similarly, in the Latin elements of their dictionary, Roumanian patriots find convincing evidence of their Latin ancestry, and finally prove that they are the lineal descendants of the Dacian legions of Emperor Trajan. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. When, for example, we find in the Roman station at Birdoswald, on the Wall of Hadrian, an inscription recording the occupation of the spot by a Dacian cohort, and read in the 'Notitia' that such a cohort was posted at Amboglanna per lineam Valli, we are sure that Amboglanna and Birdoswald are identical. – Early Britain--Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare
  3. Over and above the arguments that may be founded on a fact which will soon be noticed, the chief reasons are deduced from a list of Dacian or Getic plants in Dioscorides, which are considered to bear names significant in the German. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  4. He heard it, but he heeded not- his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away; He reck'd not of the life he lost, nor prize, But where his rude hut by the Danube lay There were his young barbarians all at play, There was their Dacian mother- he, their sire, Butchered to make a Roman holiday. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  5. Suddenly he called out, " They certainly are Dacian letters!" – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  6. Caninius meditated the composition of a Greek epic on the Dacian wars of Trajan. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  7. He reck'd not of the life he lost, nor prize, But where his rude hut by the Danube lay, There were his young barbarians all at play, There was their Dacian mother- he their sire, Butcher'd to make a Roman holiday. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  8. In the Dacian war, in Numidia, and often when out hunting, I have been glad if only one or the other was to be obtained. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. He could not comprehend how the Prince had found Dacian writing in the letter handed him. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  10. Dominating it was a column, in whose thick spirals you read to- day the one reliable chronicle of the Dacian campaign. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  11. The Dacian king sent word that he was surprised at the delay, but he must have been far more so at the promptness with which he got Trajan's reply. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
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