Definition of Obelises
1. obelise [v] - See also: obelise
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Literary usage of Obelises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of the Ruins by Charlotte Anne Eaton (1860)
"EOME alone, of all the cities of the world, boasts the obelises of Egypt. These sublime monuments of the grandeur of past ages, were not formed, ..."
2. Rome in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of the Ruins by Charlotte Anne Eaton (1822)
"... boasts the obelises of Egypt. These sublime monuments of the grandeur of past ages, were not formed, like the works of our degenerate days, ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1824)
"There are also two obelises of the same king, brought from Cairo, which stand near the sarcophagus in the British Museum, and the style of the workmanship ..."
4. Supplement to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editions: With Preliminary (1824)
"In the middle lines of both the obelises at Luxor we find a name much resembling that of ... They occur alone on three small obelises only, the Medicean, ..."
5. Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the Pyramids by Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1820)
"There are also two obelises of the same king, brought from Cairo, ... Nor is it all probable, that Alexander should have erected any obelises at Memphis or ..."