literae humaniores

/ (ˈlɪtəˌriː hjuːˌmænɪˈɔːriːz) /

noun

(at Oxford University) the faculty concerned with Greek and Latin literature, ancient history, and philosophy; classics

Nearby words

  1. lite,
  2. liter,
  3. literacy,
  4. literacy hour,
  5. literacy test,
  6. literal,
  7. literal-minded,
  8. literalism,
  9. literalist,
  10. literality

Word Origin for literae humaniores

Latin, literally: the more humane letters

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