Examples from the Web for tyrian
Not Tyrian Lannister short, but perhaps closer to his height than, say, Brienne of Tarth.For Short Men in 2014, The News Is Surprisingly Good|Kevin Bleyer|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will be remembered that Carthage was originally founded by a Tyrian Princess and her countrymen.
According to the Tyrian historians their city resisted all the power of Nebuchadnezzar for thirteen years.
And then we pay for our ecphrasis by an immense Histoire of the Tyrian Élise, its original.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
In honour of his wife's god, the king, following the example of Solomon, erected a temple to the Tyrian Baal (see above).
Pliny tells us, that a pound of the double-dipped Tyrian purple, in the time of Augustus, sold for a hundred crowns.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
British Dictionary definitions for tyrian
Word Origin and History for tyrian
1510s, from Latin Tyrius "of Tyre," from Tyrus, island-city in the Levant, from Greek Tyros, from Hebrew/Phoenician tzor, literally "rock, rocky place." Especially in reference to Tyrian purple, a dye made there in ancient times from certain mollusks.