preclassical

preclassical

(priːˈklæsɪkəl)
adj
(Historical Terms) occurring or existing in, produced during or characteristic of a period prior to the classical period
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preclassical

adjvorklassisch
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Comparing the lexicon of Written Tibetan, that is of the classical and preclassical language, with the lexicon of the modern spoken Tibetan dialects shows that the modern spoken varieties have undergone a simplification of syllable structure.
In a sense, it is fitting that the earlier projection should have been mythologized as 3-D, for 3-D shares with the preclassical mode of representation--which film scholar Tom Gunning has termed the cinema of attractions--an emphasis on shock, astonishment, and a solicitous exhibitionism belonging, if not to figures on-screen, then to the technology itself.
The terms PreClassical and Classical are employed to identify normative works by Jones, Sprague [Propriety - PreClassical] and Paton [Entity] and Paton and Littleton.
In the arts, an illustrative example of this, which the Science in the Arts series attempted to trace, was the shift from symbolic representation of the human figure to realism, evident in preclassical Greece and again during the Italian Renaissance.
Tieben reviews how the founders of and contributors to preclassical, classical, neoclassical, and heterodox economics, especially Austrian economics, employed the equilibrium concept.
Plot, imagery, and metaphor in these preclassical novels are drawn from folklore and myth ingrained in the cultures surrounding them.
As Roy Kreitner argues, preclassical contract law used to be arranged according to typical contractual relationships.
Later forms of leadership were the preclassical leadership in which kings and church played an important role and where brutality and oppression was considered to be justified, and classical leadership where leaders lead, organize, control, divide the labor and manipulate in order to obtain the desired results.
Current theorists suggesting a theorization of contract by type no longer hew to the common-law categories, but the idea of distinct categories of transactions governed by different principles (or a different internal weighing of principles) sensitive to context takes its model, at least in part, from preclassical contract law.
The text's 12 theory chapters trace the history and development of the field from preclassical and classical theories through social reaction, critical, and feminist models of crime, life course perspectives, and integrated theoretical models.
Noel notes that while the concept of the living wage owes much to Scholastic preclassical economic thought, 'it was Smith's analysis of the process of wage determination that provides the first full exposition of the case for a living wage'.