Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It is not so with the new fables which the Greeks are continually mixing with their mythology.

None but Greeks were allowed to enter the temples of this goddess.

After the Greeks came the Persians, who conquered all of northern Africa.

It is the old land of mystery and wonder which the Greeks called Mesopotamia.

Foreigners, especially Greeks, begin to dominate the country.

Cimabue, the reviver of painting, received instruction from the Greeks.

The Greeks rushed to the rescue, while all Europe held aloof.

Yet we have just seen that the Greeks of old were too self-contained for their Italian brethren.

So, too, did the Greeks, and divers other ancient peoples who were famed for their learning.

Who, then, was worthier than she to hold empire over Greeks?