having great dignity or an impressive appearance; stately; grand
a leaf or branch of such a palm tree, esp. as formerly carried to signify victory or as used on festive occasions
1. have or place the legs on both sides of.
2. to step over or across with long steps.
3.to stand or tower over; dominate.
Colossus of Rhodes
This largest known Hellenistic statue was created on the island of Rhodes. It stood more than 100 feet high. One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, it was toppled by an earthquake about 255 B.C., and later the bronze was sold for scrap.
to look through a small opening or from a concealed location
one who is under the command of another
free from blemish, imperfection, or anything that impairs the appearance, quality, or character
to call or bring into existence by or as if by magic
a particular period of history, as distinguished from others
a group of individuals descended from a common ancestor
a lineage or race
enclosed; contained; included
put up with
to tell in detail
ask for or request earnestly