Definition of Stelai
1. stela [n] - See also: stela
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stelai
Literary usage of Stelai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Schliemann's Excavations: An Archaeological and Historical Study by Karl Schuchardt, Eugénie Sellers Strong (1891)
"This view, however, does not hold good on a closer inspection of the stelai. Dr. Schliemann says that he found, close to almost every grave, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... stelai, Lat., Herculis bones. Maddened by the terrible pain, he seized to the two rocks forming the entrance to on, and immediately the poison ..."
3. Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis by Elizabeth J. Walters (1988)
"stelai are the swollen, corroded end of the pins that originally jutted out from the stone.82 Many iron pins were cut level with the surface of the stele or ..."