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post-classical Line breaks: post-classic¦al
Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈklasɪk(ə)l/

Definition of post-classical in English:


Relating to or denoting a time after the classical period of any language, art, or culture, in particular in ancient Greek and Latin culture: post-classical law a post-classical text
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  • 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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