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Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A general term which can either refer broadly to ancient Greek and Roman art or imply inspiration from the art of the antique.

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Classical

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 59 words.

In the context of *Greek art ‘Classical’ refers to the period between the *Archaic and *Hellenistic periods, ...

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Classical

Lawrence Kramer.

in Interpreting Music

February 2010; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 7812 words.

From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to modernism and beyond, classical music expresses the values and presuppositions of a cultural world now irrevocably lost. The loss of the ability to...

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classical

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 87 words.

Term that, applied to music, has vague rather than specific meaning: music comp. roughly between 1750 and 1830 (i.e. post‐Baroque and pre‐Romantic), which covers the development of the...

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classical

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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1 A term derived from the Latin word classicus, meaning ‘of the highest class’, and used to indicate a high point in the development of a particular society or...

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Classical

Daniel Heartz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 5698 words.

A term which, along with its related forms, ‘classic’, ‘classicism’, ‘classicistic’ etc., has been applied to a wide variety of music from different cultures. It evolved from the Latin null...

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classical literature

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 860 words.

(see also classical antiquity; Latin; Geoffrey Chaucer: reading). Medieval writers did not make as strict a

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Classical Tradition

Monica S. Cyrino.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 16216 words.

[This entry includes three subentries, on classical influences on Western art, music, and film and television.]

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classical literature

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

(see also classical antiquity; Latin; Geoffrey Chaucer: reading). Medieval writers did not make as strict a distinction between classical and later Latin literature as did the humanists of...

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classical electrodynamics

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 98 words.

The classical theory of electromagnetic interactions. It is not possible to understand the structure of atoms in terms of classical electrodynamics. In the case of electrostatics, i.e. the...

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classical dichotomy

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 81 words.

The view in classical economics and neoclassical economics that real variables in the economy are determined purely by real factors

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classical dichotomy

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 81 words.

The view in *classical economics and *neoclassical economics that real variables in the economy are determined purely by

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classical negation

Thomas Macaulay Ferguson and Graham Priest.

in A Dictionary of Logic

P ublished online June 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 252 words.

A unary negation operator ¬ that matches up with the behaviour of negation in classical logic in an appropriate way.

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Classical Compound

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 759 words.

A compound word whose elements and pattern derive from a classical language, as in agriculture from latin, biography from

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Classical Language

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 990 words.

A prestigious, often ancient language, such as latin or sanskrit, or a variety of a language, such as classical

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neo‐classical

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 20 words.

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Architectural and decorative style dominant in the 18th century, developed from classical forms discovered in Italy and Greece.

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Classical Revival

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 61 words.

A backward-looking style of contemporary architecture which makes extensive use of such classical features as *columns, *keystones, *...

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‘classical language’

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 22 words.

= learned language. From the status of Latin and Ancient Greek as ‘classical’ in the Western European system of

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Greece – Classical

J. Donald Hughes.

in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 2307 words.

The religion of classical Greece was based in reverence for various aspects of nature, and can provide many examples of

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Classical Archaeology

in The Oxford Companion To Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 3435 words.

Classical archaeology focuses on the study of the physical remains of the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. For Greece,

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classical antiquity

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 879 words.

(see also classical literature). Medieval illustrations of the siege of Troy show a walled town (sometimes with a

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