Classical Greek

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Classical Greek the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
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Quotations

  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur%20Miller
    “That is a very good question. I don't know the answer. But can you tell me the name of a classical Greek shoemaker?”
  • Theodore White
    Theodore White
    “Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.”

Usage

In literature:

We find the Greeks, in the classic time, wrestling with this problem.
"Domesticated Animals" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The classic, the Greek, he never forgot.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
This was the case among the Greeks and Romans of classic times.
"Cupology" by Clara
COLERIDGE'S GREEK CLASSIC POETS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
In a measure it seemed strange that the Greek alphabet and all the classics of the ancients had survived antiquity.
"Omega, the Man" by Lowell Howard Morrow
Now his Greek songs were hailed by the whole world as classics.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
It was confined to the classics, the patristics, to massive tomes of theology, to {205} the bible in its Hebrew and Greek original.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
This Yankee pedagogue, moreover, could, with infinite spirit and zest, retell the classic stories of the Greek and Latin poets.
"Children's Stories in American Literature, 1660-1860" by Henrietta Christian Wright
A tutorship of the Latin and Greek languages gave the opportunity to perfect himself in classical culture.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 94, August, 1865" by Various
The building is classic Greek in style, constructed with brick and steel, covered with ornamental stucco, in imitation of marble.
"Dorothy's Tour" by Evelyn Raymond
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In news:

She's at it again in the Getty's presentation of a Greek classic.
Carson, who teaches ancient Greek, has published other unconventional translations of classical works.
Where Zorba wannabes can devour Greek classics.
Sunday 8/29: The Theatre from the Land of Enchantment series very proudly presents the Vortex Theatre Company's production of Euripides ' classic Greek tragedy Medea.
Halley 's Comet, shown here during its last visit to our inner solar system in 1986, was probably been observed by the classical Greeks in 466 B.C.
University of Evansville Theatre explores fresh reflections on Greek classic.
This is a spin on the classic Greek pairing of shrimp, tomatoes, and feta cheese.
The neo-Classical-influenced old town in Xanthi, the centerpiece city in the northeastern Greek region of Thrace.
The Cleveland Museum of Art has bought what it thinks is an ancient bronze sculpture of Apollo the Lizard Slayer by the classical Greek sculptor Praxiteles .
The Classical Greek Theatre Festival is always a different kind of theater experience, and not just because the source material goes back to the days when guys like Sophocles, Socrates and Euripides were running around Greece.
The Classical Greek Theatre Festival is always a different kind of theater experience, and not just because the source material goes back to the days when guys like Sophocles , Socrates and Euripides were running around Greece.
DAVIDSON – The Davidson College String Band next week presents a re-interpretation of music from classic Greek tragedies.
A little-known Georgia plant is living out its own version of the classical romance of Odysseus and Penelope - lovers separated for 20 years by war and Odysseus' questing while Penelope waited patiently for the Greek hero to come home.
The neo-Classical-influenced old town in Xanthi, the centerpiece city in the northeastern Greek region of Thrace .
Neo-classical, Greek revival, Dutch colonial - all can be seen, if you know what to look for.
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In science:

Knowledge, according to oxford dictionary is “the sum of what is known”. Attempts to define and understand knowledge, at least the documented ones, can be traced back to the classical Greek philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Plato’s Dialogue contains earliest records of the discourses on the subject.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
The non-empty material space of the ancient Greeks have mathematical grounds in the self-consistent reading of Maxwell’s phenomenology and Einstein’s gravitation through continuous radial sources of classical fields.
Were the ancient Greeks right that space is continuous material plenum?
In this note I try to propose a logical bridge from the classical theory of electromagnetic and gravitational fields to non-empty material space of the ancient Greeks and cosmic life ideas of contemporary idealists.
Were the ancient Greeks right that space is continuous material plenum?
We introduce two broad classifications for comparison and contrast, organized along classic greek lines, the Platonistic and Aristotelian.
Classification of Multivector Theories and the Modification of the Postulates of Physics
Gallavotti: Elementary mechanics , Springer Verlag, 1984. 35 A classical work on the theory of unperturbed Keplerian motions is the book of Gauss, useful to whoever wishes to realize the size of even the simplest astronomical computation and thus desires to appreciate the greatness of the Greeks astronomers’ work: K.
Quasi periodic motions from Hipparchus to Kolmogorov
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