How To Use Naumachia In A Sentence

  • It was written about B.C. 2, from the allusion, i. 171, to the 'naumachia' in that year, The Student's Companion to Latin Authors
  • The Aqua Alsietina transported water into the Trastevere area of Rome (to Augustus's 'naumachia' - a man-made lake where the Romans could re-enact sea battles). The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • Every weekend during the sweltering month of August, from 1652 until 1866, the drains of the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi were blocked so that the waters would overflow and flood much of Piazza Navona, a sort of aqueous reincarnation of the naumachiae, or mock naval battles, that were once staged on the same site more than a thousand years ago. Archive 2009-07-01
  • Its ramparts, in a state of partial preservation, are still to be seen; also a magnificent triumphal arch, with three openings about 82 feet wide by 29 high; a "naumachia", or circus for naval combats; two theatres; the forum with fifty-five columns still standing; the great colonnade which crosses the city from north to south, and which still retains from 100 to 150 of its columns; several aqueducts; some propylaea; a temple of the Sun, the columns of which are about 40 feet high, and several other temples, baths, etc. Greek and Latin inscriptions are very numerous among the ruins. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI
  • Artificial lakes were often created and ships conducted a mock battle (called the Naumachia).
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  • And like you once wrote, Barcelona had a naumachia. Waterfall
  • Their adjacent solo installations are well worth seeing, if only because they are profoundly at odds with each other: Mr. Bozhkov salvages, while Mr. Riley torches the place in a "naumachia" (Roman naval battle). NYT > Home Page
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