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 (grĕk′ō-rō′mən, grē′kō-)
Of or relating to both Greece and Rome: Greco-Roman mythology.
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(ˌgri koʊˈroʊ mən, ˌgrɛk oʊ-)

1. of or having both Greek and Roman characteristics: the Greco-Roman influence.
2. a style of wrestling in which the contestants are forbidden to trip, tackle, or use holds below the waist.
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Adj.1.Greco-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"
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"The document stands out from the mass of preserved letters of Greco-Roman Egypt by its concluding greeting formula 'after reporting on day-to-day family matters and asking for the best fish sauce as a souvenir, the letter writer uses the last line to express his wish that his brother will prosper 'in the Lord'," said Phys Org.
His account of Greco-Roman Egypt led him back to Pharaonic Egypt as well, and his search for possible origins of Greek incubation required him to examine the phenomenon among the Sumerians, Babylonians, Hittites, and other people of the ancient Near East.
With this new series, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott has built an intriguing world inspired by Greco-Roman Egypt, in which class dictates opportunities and everyday life is ruled by strict codes of conduct.
There is a list of illustrations in each of the two volumes, short biographies of the authors, acknowledgements, abbreviations, a selected chronology (but no rulers for the Second Intermediate or Hyksos period are included) and two maps for Egypt and Nubia (again separated between pharaonic and Greco-Roman Egypt) at the beginning.