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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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Words nearby classical antiquity
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How to use classical antiquity in a sentence
How rich in poetry was classical antiquity, whether sung in the Greek or Latin language!Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
By definition the renaissance was primarily a literary and scholarly movement derived from the literature of classical antiquity.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance|Donald Lemen Clark
In classical antiquity there were spoken a large number of local dialects, several of which are represented in the literature.Language|Edward Sapir
Afterward, yielding to the inclinations of his nature and his taste for classical antiquity, Merezhkovsky insensibly changed.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
For the rest his dramas might, so far as their philosophy is concerned, have come down to us from classical antiquity.Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins