Origin of fortification agate
Words nearby fortification agate
How to use fortification agate in a sentence
The first unambiguous evidence of fortification walls dates from around 4300 BC in what is now Turkey.
The historian Pliny the Elder describes owning agate cups as a sign of wealth and luxury.
By contrast this cup is made of gold, onyx, precious stones, and the stone agate.
Agate was widely used to carve high-value objects like signets and cylinder seals in the ancient Near East.
While agate could likely be acquired much more cheaply, aristocratic Romans were serious about their agate.
I sent an order and what was necessary for the fortification at Oton, and had that port put in a state of defense.
They burnt 12 houses and barns without the fortification, and drove away the cattle and sheep.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
And he ordered workmen to build the walls, and mount Sion round about with square stones for fortification: and so they did.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The moats, on the left bank of the river, were dug at the foot of the walls forming the old circle of fortification.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
It had a fortification such as became usual in later bridges for defence or for the enforcement of tolls.