Definition of post-classical in English:

post-classical

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

  • 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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