Graeco-Roman


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Graeco-Roman

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Greco-Roman

adj
1. (Historical Terms) of, characteristic of, or relating to Greek and Roman influences, as found in Roman sculpture
2. (Wrestling) denoting a style of wrestling in which the legs may not be used to obtain a fall and no hold may be applied below the waist
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Adj.1.Graeco-Roman - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical
classical, classic - of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery"
Translations

Graeco-Roman

(Brit), Greco-Roman (esp US)
adj art, sculpturegriechisch-römisch; Graeco-Roman wrestlingRingen ntim griechisch-römischen Stil
References in classic literature ?
Could not a rejuvenated Graeco-Roman system of valuing (once it had been refined and made more profound by the schooling which two thousand years of Christianity had provided) effect another such revolution within a calculable period of time, until that glorious type of manhood shall finally appear which is to be our new faith and hope, and in the creation of which Zarathustra exhorts us to participate?
The ground floor is dedicated to Graeco-Roman times and the top floor is where you'll find the exhibits from the modern Islamic period.
The Graeco-Roman gallery includes a case devoted to the Aboukir treasure, also discovered in Egypt.
The Graeco-Roman Museum, also known as the MOYXEION narrates over 2,000 years of Graeco Roman history in Egypt.
Islamic State fighters have desecrated ancient Assyrian and Graeco-Roman palaces in northern Iraq including the 2,700-year-old Assyrian capital of Khorsabad.
The hardline Islamist militants have taken over some of the world's richest archaeological sites in northern Iraq, home to Assyrian cities dating back 2,700 years and the Graeco-Roman era desert complex of Hatra.
From the 1st to the 2nd century, the art and architecture of Palmyra, standing at the crossroads of several civilizations, married Graeco-Roman techniques with local traditions and Persian influences.
It is famous for its striking pillared temple which blends Graeco-Roman and eastern architecture.
Islamic State rules a self-declared caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria which contain some of the richest archaeological treasures on earth, where ancient Assyrian empires built their capitals, Graeco-Roman civilization flourished and Muslim and Christian sects co-existed for centuries.
IS rules large parts of Iraq and Syria which contain some of the richest archaeological treasures on earth, where ancient Assyrian empires built their capitals, Graeco-Roman civilisation flourished and Muslim and Christian sects co-existed for centuries.
Al-Arish National Museum is one of the few antiquities holders in North Sinai where there are lots of monuments from the Pharaonic period, Graeco-Roman era, drawings of the Coptic and Islamic antiques.
In the study of Graeco-Roman antiquity, this is especially the case since the appearance of W.