Sentence Examples with the word Assassinating

Romagna, replied to these persecutions by assassinating the more brutal officials ans spies.

Lin and assassinating several of the men in power, they insisted that Ivan should be proclaimed tsar conjointly with Ivan V.

He had favoured the enthronement of his old companion in arms Leo the Armenian (813), but, detected in a conspiracy against that emperor, had been sentenced to death in December 820; his partisans, however, succeeded in assassinating Leo and called Michael from the prison to the throne.

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After twice defeating the forces of the Achaean League in Arcadia, near Mount Lycaeum and at Leuctra,he strengthened his position by assassinating four of the ephors, abolishing the ephorate, which had usurped the supreme power, and banishing some eighty of the leading oligarchs.