Sentence Examples with the word Alba

It has thus become the Chionis alba of ornithology.

Mention may also be made of the Lares grundules, whose worship was connected with the white sow of Alba Longa and its thirty young (the epithet has been connected with grunnire, to grunt): the viales, who protected travellers; the hostilii, who kept off the enemies of the state; the permarini, connected with the sea, to whom L.

At this time the city was probably under the hegemony of Alba Longa, then the head of the Latin League.

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During the war between Rome and Alba Longa it was agreed that the issue should depend on a combat between the two families.

Valentin prepared magnesia alba from the mother liquors obtained in the manufacture of nitre.

Throughout the middle ages, moreover, the word alba was somewhat loosely used.

Szekesfehervar (Ger., Stuhlweissenburg, Lat., Alba Regalis or Alba Regia), a town of Hungary, capital of the county of Fejer, 41 m.

On the 15th of July 1812, Marmont, after a feint against Wellington's left, suddenly, by a forced march, turned his right, and made rapidly towards the fords of Huerta and Alba on the Tormes.

It is asserted, too, that some of the earliest tombs of the necropolis of Alba Longa were found beneath a stratum of peperino.

The Latin colony of Alba Fucens near the north-west corner of the lake was founded in the adjoining Aequian territory in 303, so that from the beginning of the 3rd century the Marsians were in touch with a Latin-speaking community, to say nothing of the Latin colony of Carsioli (298 B.C.) farther west.