Sentence Examples with the word Rivalled

He settled in Caesarea, and very shortly he had a flourishing school there, whose reputation rivalled that of Alexandria.

Having rivalled the exploits of Caesar, he now longed to follow in the steps of Alexander the Great.

Among the scholars of Italian birth, probably the only one in this age who rivalled the Greeks as a public expositor of their own literature was Politian (1454-1494), who lectured on Homer and Aristotle in Florence, translated Herodian, and was specially interested in the Latin authors of the Silver Age and in the text of the Pandects of Justinian.

View more

They were rivalled by Elkington of Birmingham, who secured the permanent assistance of at least one fine artist, Morel Ladeuil, the producer of the Elcho Challenge Shield.

The quality of his work rivalled its quantity, while the disinterestedness and rectitude of his moral character earned him universal respect.

Except, indeed, for its relatively shorter limbs Megatherium americanum rivalled an elephant in bulk, the total length of the skeleton being 18 feet, five of which are taken up by the tail.

The qualities of the new Chinese schools were essentially those of the older dynasties: breadth, simplicity, a daringly calligraphic play of brush that strongly recalled the accomplishments of the famous scribes, anti a coloring that varied between sparing washes of flat local tints and a strength and brilliancy of decorative effort that rivalled even that of the Buddhist pictures.

This song, set to music by Auber, was on the lips of every Frenchman, and rivalled in popularity the Marseillaise.

Kach Gandava, whilst its agricultural development has in no way receded, is now rivalled by many of the valleys of the highlands.

His conversational powers rivalled those of Dr Johnson; and, if more of his sayings have not been chronicled for the benefit of posterity, the defect is due to the absence of a Boswell.