ancient times in the Greek and Roman world, esp. from Homer to the fall of the Western Roman Empire; also anything of or pertaining to this time period
Over this little scene Shakspeare, without any display of learning, has breathed the very spirit of classical antiquity.
classical antiquity, indeed, only formed a part of his culture.
The American revolutionists were almost as much under the influence of classical antiquity as the French.
But another method made its appearance in classical antiquity.
classical antiquity, with its simple magnificence, can never return.
And it is not only the Old Testament and classical antiquity that furnish these types.
The painted vases of classical antiquity furnish numerous and very curious examples of such marks.
The Greek armies in classical antiquity did not exceed 20,000.
It became also a great intellectual centre, and its famous library was the largest ever collected in classical antiquity.
This is especially true of the history of the Ancient World—the world of classical antiquity.