Example sentences from the Web for pyrrhus
The aid which Pyrrhus brought did little good to the Tarentines, and his final departure in 274 left them defenceless.
Till the war with Pyrrhus, the knowledge that the two nations had of one another was slight and vague.The Roman Poets of the Republic|William Young Sellar
Rome prepares for war; the Tarentines engage Pyrrhus to assist them.
Pyrrhus, who had tried to mediate between Tarentum and Rome, meeting with non-success, advances on Rome.
In Ambrakia once Pyrrhus was advised to banish a man who abused him in scurrilous terms.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long