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classical antiquity


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's 21st Century Lexicon
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The age of ancient history dominated by the cultures of Greece and Rome, about 500 b.c. to about a.d. 500.

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