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Usage examples for Iberians

  1. These dropsical Iberians will drink water as if it were no stronger than beer. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  2. Besides the Gauls there were four or five Goths; some Iberians lean swarthy men; Numidians, fleet of foot, lithe and active- these were used more often for contests with wild beasts than in the gladiatorial conflicts, for which they lacked strength and weight- Parthians and Scythians, together with a score of natives of Italy, Romans and others, who had taken to the profession of gladiator as they might have done to any other calling. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  3. Worked in prehistoric times, and in the mythical dawn of history, by Iberians Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans, the mines of Tharsis and of the Rio Tinto were strangely neglected by the Spaniards until purchased by an Anglo- German company in 1873 for 3, 850, 000l. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  4. In the course of ages they passed away before the Iberians or Ivernians, who came from the east, and bore a striking resemblance to the Basques. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  5. Having now got them all into line, he advanced with the central companies of the Iberians and Celts; and so arranged the other companies next these in regular gradations that the whole line became crescent- shaped, diminishing in depth toward its extremities: his object being to have his Libyans as a reserve in the battle, and to commence the action with his Iberians and Celts. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  6. Many Iberians and Moors volunteered for the service, and, selecting the men who were strong and light- footed, he sent them through the mountain parts, with orders, when they had delivered the skins to the people in the city, to bring out of the town all the useless people, that the water might last the longer for those who defended the place. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  7. For Sossius, also, had great success, and Canidius, whom he left in Armenia, defeated the people there, and also the kings of the Albanians and Iberians and marched victorious as far as Caucasus, by which means the fame of Antony's arms had become great among the barbarous nations. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  8. Aquinius returned with the loss of both his armour and horse, and Metellus made a disgraceful retreat amidst the jeers of the Iberians – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  9. There are some who profess to distinguish the Iberians – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  10. There were likewise the hostages of the Albanians and Iberians and of the king of Commagene, besides a vast number of trophies, one for every battle in which he was conqueror, either himself in person, or by his lieutenants. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  11. To ensure the obedience of the natives, various Roman legions, composed of Gauls, Germans, Iberians rather than of pure Romans, were stationed in Britain, viz. – The Towns of Roman Britain by James Oliver Bevan
  12. Basil's last campaigns, in 1021- 2, were directed against the princes of Armenia, and the Iberians and Abasgians who dwelt beyond them to the north. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  13. The Phoenicians did not leave, as the Iberians did, in the south of France distinct and well- authenticated descendants. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  14. Among the Iberians a warlike nation, they fixed as many columns upon a man's tomb as he had slain enemies: and among different nations different things of this sort prevail, some of them established by law, others by custom. – Politics A Treatise on Government by Aristotle
  15. For though Strabo asserts that the Silurians differ not only in looks but in language from the Britons, while in both resembling the Iberians it is probable that he derives his information from Pytheas four centuries earlier. – Early Britain--Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare
  16. As to the Iberians of Asia, see the Life of Tiberius Gracchus, c. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  17. Matho commanded his own companions, together with the Iberians Lusitanians, and the men of the West, and of the islands; all those who spoke Greek had asked for Spendius on account of his cleverness. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  18. Strabo says, speaking of the Turduli and Turdetani, " they are the most cultivated of all the Iberians they employ the art of writing, and have written books containing memorials of ancient times, and also poems and laws set in verse, for which they claim an antiquity of six thousand years." – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly