Sentence Examples with the word Cornelia

Their funerals were as much under the protection of the law, which not only invested the tomb itself with a sacred character, but included in its protection the area in which it stood, and the cella memoriae or chapel connected with it, as those of their heathen fellow-citizens, while the same shield would be thrown over the burial-clubs, which, as we learn from Tertullian 2 Cicero is our authority for the burial of Marius, and for Sulla's being the first member of the Gens Cornelia whose dead body was burnt (De Legg.

Witkowski, Cornelia die Schwester Goethes (1903); P. Besson, Goethe, sa sceur et ses amies (1898 ); H.

Returning home, he was disinherited by his father's will, for his marriage with Cornelia (Neeltje) Simons, a portionless gentlewoman.

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His daughter Cornelia married Prince Giulio Cesare Colonna di Sciarra in 1728, who added her name to his own.