Home > Letter A > a great tempest

a great tempest in a sentence

1. Apollo helped the Greek hero Diomedes, to escape from a great tempest during his journey homeward.

2. This episode was narrated by Vasari: ...As it was being borne by sea to Palermo, a great tempest cast the ship upon a rock, and it was broken to pieces, and the crew lost, and all the cargo, except this picture, which was carried in its case by the sea to Genoa.