Usage examples for Dacian

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Caninius meditated the composition of a Greek epic on the Dacian wars of Trajan. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  4. First should united Rome upon the Mede Have poured her captains, and the troops who guard The northern frontier from the Dacian hordes; And all her legions should have left the Rhine Free to the Teuton, till the Parthian dead Were piled in heaps upon the sands that hide Our heroes slain; and haughty Babylon Lay at her victor's feet. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Him nor the rods of public power can bend, Nor kingly purple, nor fierce feud that drives Brother to turn on brother, nor descent Of Dacian from the Danube's leagued flood, Nor Rome's great State, nor kingdoms like to die; Nor hath he grieved through pitying of the poor, Nor envied him that hath. – The Georgics by Virgil
  8. If Titus exhibited five thousand wild beasts at the dedication of the amphitheatre, Trajan bestowed ten thousand on the people at the conclusion of the Dacian war. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner
  9. Suddenly he called out, " They certainly are Dacian letters!" – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. He could not comprehend how the Prince had found Dacian writing in the letter handed him. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  13. 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
  14. We possess fragments of Dacian speech in the botanical names collected by Dioskorides, and these, as interpreted by Grimm, are clearly Aryan, though not Greek. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  15. 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