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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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Elio Perlman (Chalamet) spends the summer at an Italian villa, while his scholarly father (Michael Stuhlbarg) furthers studies in Greco-Roman culture.
Elio Perlman (Chalamet) spends the summer in an Italian villa, nurturing a half-hearted flirtation with local girl Marzia (Esther Garrel) while his scholarly father (Michael Stuhlbarg) furthers studies in Greco-Roman culture.
Gruen collects 23 essays about Hellenistic Judaism that he has written throughout his career and arranges them in sections on general reflections, Jewish identity and Greco-Roman culture, reciprocal perspectives, and Jewish literary constructs.
Greco-Roman culture, billed as the apex of civilization in the ancient world, sanctioned a structure where a thin layer of citizens were borne on the backs of slaves, viewed merely as 'living tools' by one of their best thinkers, Aristotle.
Greco-Roman Culture and the New Testament: Studies Commemorating the Centennial of the Pontifical Biblical Institute.
It was not a winning story to tell in Greco-Roman culture either, mostly because winning was a big deal to the community that also spawned the inventors of the Olympic games.
In his moderation Josephus gives evidence of the convergence as well as conflict of view between the Jews and the Greco-Roman culture of his day.
MAS does not owe its roots to Greco-Roman culture, but rather to the ancient Indigenous maiz culture of this very continent.
One of the core symbols of Greco-Roman culture was the gymnasium, where Greek men exercised nude, and Roman men and woman bathed nude.
Discovered by accident and later completely excavated, this four-thousand square meter monument to Antique Greco-Roman culture is today used during the Ohrid Summer Festival for performances of ancient tragedies and comedies.
Nearby, several museums are currently under construction, including properties that showcase mosaics, ancient textiles, Greco-Roman culture, and maritime artifacts.
Its dawn was the time when Rome finally admitted that it was an empire and that Greco-Roman culture was at its root, albeit with much interesting spice imported.