Sentence examples of "anciens" in French

Les pyramides furent bâties en des temps anciens. The pyramids were built in ancient times.
Le jeune dirigeant nouvellement promu, ivre de pouvoir, jouait les hobereaux à l'égard de ses anciens collègues. The newly promoted junior manager, drunk with power, lorded it over his former co-workers.
Les anciens croyaient que la terre était plate. The ancients conceived of the world as flat.
Elle a quelques beaux meubles anciens. She has some beautiful antique furniture.
Certains peuples anciens considéraient le soleil comme leur Dieu. Some ancient people thought of the sun as their God.
La démocratie est un concept qui remonte aux anciens grecs. Democracy is an idea that goes back to the ancient Greeks.
Le sel était une denrée rare et chère dans les temps anciens. Salt was a rare and costly commodity in ancient times.
Les anciens astronomes n'avaient pas d'instruments pour les aider à apercevoir des objets dans le ciel. Ancient astronomers did not have instruments to help them see objects in the sky.
C'est une ancienne loi. This is an ancient law.
Tom a vu son ancien employeur à une conférence. Tom saw his former employer at a conference.
La nouvelle loi a aboli cette coutume très ancienne. The new law has done away with the long-standing custom.
Achille était un ancien héros Grec. Achilles was an ancient Greek hero.
C'était un ancien professeur d'université et un chercheur. He was a former university professor and researcher.
Le musée présente une exposition d'armes anciennes. The museum has an exhibit of ancient weapons.
L'autre jour, j'ai croisé mon ancien voisin en ville. The other day I met my former neighbour in the city.
Vous pouvez voir les anciennes ruines au loin. You can see the ancient ruins in the distance.
Le défunt Freddie Mercury, ancien chanteur principal de Queen, avait une tessiture de quatre octaves. The late Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of Queen, had a vocal range of four octaves.
Nous avons découvert les vestiges d'une ancienne civilisation. We discovered relics of an ancient civilization.
Quand j'ai rencontré mon ancien professeur, il m'a demandé comment allaient mes parents. When I met my former teacher, he inquired after my parents.
Le Shitennouji est le temple le plus ancien du Japon. The Shitennouji is the most ancient temple in Japan.
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