Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Banned
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran

    • Join Date: Jun 2013
    • Posts: 637
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Make trial that you may know

    Zeus and his brothers drew lots for their share of the universe. The sea fell to Poseidon, and the underworld to Hades. Zeus became the supreme ruler. He was Lord of the Sky, the Rain-god and the Cloud-gatherer, who wielded the awful thunderbolt. His power was greater than that of all the other divinities together. In the Iliad he tells his family, "I am mightiest of all. Make trial that you may know. Fasten a rope of gold to heaven and lay hold, every god and goddess. You could not drag down Zeus. But if I wished to drag you down, then I would. The rope I would bind to a pinnacle of Olympus and all would hang in the air, yes, the very earth and the sea too.".
    Source: Mythology The Gods,

    I know the meaning of trial but I can't understand what "Make trial that you may know" means there.
    Would you please be kind enough to clarify it to me?

    Thank you

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Jan 2010
    • Posts: 1,696
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Make trial that you may know

    Try or attempt so that you will understand or see.

Similar Threads

  1. Proceedings, Prosecution and trial
    By Jadoon 84 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-Aug-2012, 12:25
  2. [General] At/During Trial
    By Janee in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 15-Oct-2011, 10:49
  3. try or trial
    By Nightmare85 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-Mar-2010, 16:51
  4. Iím taking a trial one.
    By flytothesky in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-Feb-2009, 13:29
  5. case or trial?
    By Teia in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 16-Jan-2008, 19:49


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts