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


(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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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.
Magali de Haro Sanchez from Liege University in Belgium discusses magical texts from Greco-Roman Egypt that use technical terms for fevers (over 20), wounds, including scorpion bites and epilepsy.