- Tyre + -ian. (Wiktionary)
“He is commonly called a Tyrian, but they suppose that Batanea, which is in”
“We regretted to find, that instead of being one of the new line of English packets, the Tyrian was the last of the old line; small, ancient, and incommodious, and destined to be paid off on her return to England.”
“English packets, the Tyrian was the last of the old line; small, ancient, and incommodious, and destined to be paid off on her return to England.”
“Phoenician artists not yet under Greek influence, and all about were set the wonderful bronzes, such as Tyrian artificers made for the”
“The chief employment and source of wealth to the inhabitants consisted in collecting a species of shell-fish, from which an inferior kind of Tyrian dye was extracted.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
“The imperial "Tyrian" purple of Rome was derived from a mollusk - 12,000 of them extracted only 1.5 grams of the dye.”
“The Tyrian envoys took council together, then informed the Macedonian king that it was unfortunately impossible to allow him into the city at the moment as this might seem a provocation to the Persians.”
“He leapt up from his chair and vented the full measure of his wrath on the Tyrian envoys: Do you really think you are safe from me because you live on an island?”
“Alexander was hungry for a battle at sea, but the Tyrian admiral in charge signaled his fleet to retreat quickly into the protected harbor on the north side of their town.”
“As Alexander approached the city, he was met by Tyrian envoys who welcomed him to their city with provisions for his army and a golden crown of submission.”
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