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Example sentences from the Web for minerva
Northup was born in the New York town of Minerva in 1808, and held numerous jobs upstate, one of which was a violinist.The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film|Jimmy So|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Outside, on the roof, the clock is flanked by more Beaux Arts touches: statues of Hercules, Mercury, and Minerva.
That afternoon, Maria presented her Minerva Awards to five “remarkable women” who have changed lives.
Inspired by Minerva with a boldness not her own, she stood and watched this strange interloper.Half a Hundred Hero Tales|Various
Then Jove's daughter Minerva came up to them, having assumed the form and voice of Mentor.The Odyssey|Homer
But go thou to the temple of Minerva the pillager, with victims, having assembled the matrons of distinction.
Now all that was downright selfish; it reminds one of a story—a sort of fairy-tale—about Minerva and Arachne.
Mrs. Leo Hunter herself, in the character of Minerva, insisted on presenting Mr. Pickwick to all the guests.Tales from Dickens|Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for minerva
Cultural definitions for minerva
The Roman name of Athena, the Greek and Roman goddess of wisdom.