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?
Material Aspects of Letter Writing in the Graeco-Roman World: 500 BC - AD 300
These sculptures further mark the influence of Pharaonic and Graeco-Roman arts, where Christian symbolism was influenced by Graeco-Roman mythology, as well as older Pharaonic subjects.
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.
In the section on visual arts, the division of chapters into architecture, sculpture, and painting (mosaics and painting for the Graeco-Roman period) leads to the relative neglect of bas-relief.
The five silver medals went to Selim Trabelsi (125 kg) in freestyle wrestling, Mohamed Skander Missaoui (85 kg) and Radhouane Chebbi (130 kg) in Graeco-Roman while the three bronze medals were won by female wrestlers Maroua Meziane (53 kg) and Syrine Aissaoui (63 kg) and Slimane Nasr (66 kg) in men's Graeco-Roman wrestling.
This is to say nothing of the four large museums that are the focus of Donald Malcolm Reid's new book Contesting Antiquity in Egypt-, the Arab Art Museum (now the Islamic Art Museum), inaugurated in 1884; the new Egyptian Museum, which opened its doors in 1902 (moving from an earlier site in Boulaq to what is now Tahrir Square); the Coptic Museum of 1908; and, in Alexandria, the Graeco-Roman Museum of 1892.
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.
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.