Graecism

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Graecism

(ˈɡriːsɪzəm) or

Grecism

n
1. Greek characteristics or style
2. (Art Terms) admiration for or imitation of these, as in sculpture or architecture
3. (Linguistics) a form of words characteristic or imitative of the idiom of the Greek language
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a form of words characteristic or imitative of the idiom of the Greek language
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Grecism, Graecism

1. the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc., and the adoption or imitation of this spirit.
2. anything typical of Greek language, art, thought, etc.
See also: Greece and Greeks
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Still, no direct indexing of the maps was attempted until some forty years later, when it was done for the Basel edition of 1552 (known to bibliographers as Munster's fourth) by the German grammarian Conrad Wolfhart, known also under the Grecized form of the name, Lycosthenes.
Noble's effective dismissal of the case for a substantially Grecized seventh-century Rome is all very well, and fully in accord with the now accepted view.