Definition of postclassical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpōs(t)ˈklasək(ə)l/


Relating to a time after the classical period of any language, art, or culture, in particular the classical period of ancient Greek and Latin culture.
Example sentences
  • The school where he taught before being raised to the bishopric of St Davids, seems to have boasted a considerable library of Latin classical and post-classical authors.
  • Alberti mentions only one post-classical work of art - Giotto's Navicella mosaic - but he cites many classical literary sources describing vanished works.
  • The standard Latin dictionary (Lewis and Short) in fact points out that the word Graecitas does not occur until the post-classical period.

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Syllabification: post·clas·si·cal

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