In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of Greece, Rome)(myths/architecture) clásicoa classical scholar — un humanista especializado en lenguas clásicas
- However, there were other Church Fathers who defended the value of studying classical literature and philosophy.
- These grandly conceived spaces, together with the smaller ancillary rooms, constituted an extraordinary museum of classical art.
- In An Allegory, for example, the composition invokes the sublime order of classical art.
- The museum now plans to find a way to display the Heroon of Trysa; one of the major monuments of classical art, it remains in storage.
- It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old.
- Diphtheria has probably existed since classical antiquity, but it was not identified as a specific disease until 1819.
- He has been inspired by the French tapestries of the medieval period, as well as classical architecture and exotic animals.
- He teaches and writes regularly on classical architecture and design.
- It acted as a conduit for the recovery of much of the learning of classical culture.
- The irony is that the official programme is not particularly elitist, either in terms of classical art forms or cutting-edge postmodernism.
- An educational program was set up, and promising youth were sent on government-sponsored tours of Europe to learn about classical art and architecture.
- It is avowedly anti-modernist, employing the language of classical art and architecture to lure his audience in before hitting them with something unexpectedly punchy.
- At the assembly, as also in other events, those in senior classes can perform only classical art forms and dramas.
- Feasting can be either an inclusive or an exclusive activity, as we know from many sources from classical antiquity and modern ethnography.
- These common readings reveal that a large population of Florence would have been able to understand the Christian, classical, and literary themes in art.
- The building has a significant presence at the entrance to the campus and evokes the sense of order and balance characteristic of classical architecture.
- We take this foundation for granted, for the simple reason that the Greeks of the classical age seemed to have discovered so many things which today matter a great deal.
- 18th century artists and theorists were in a position to take a new look at classical art.
- It went to prove that if the classical art forms were losing out to modern times, the fault was with the audience and not with the art.
- No better model will be found to illustrate the principles of classical interior architecture.
- Painters of all styles and schools, from the most playful and sensual rococo to the most severely neoclassical, routinely took their subjects from classical mythology and history.
- Her profile recalls Greek classical sculpture as well as fashion mannequins of the period.
- Many cultures in the ancient and classical world built canals to extend the irrigation provided by rivers.
- When the military returned to power in 1976, it promoted classical art forms.
- I'd been traveling across Greece and Turkey with a small group of college students, studying Byzantine and classical art and architecture.
- During this time he arrived at his synthesis of forms inspired by such divergent sources as classical sculpture, folk art and popular theater.
- He teaches Greek and Latin at all levels, along with courses in classical mythology and Greek literature and culture.
- The monks also kept alive classical culture and introduced the techniques of efficient and profitable land management.
- Here, his great palace imitated and even incorporated examples of late classical art and architecture.
- Throughout classical literature, the virtues of peace were extolled, and the evils of war denounced.
- However, the corrosive effect of such exposure to classical culture must not be exaggerated.
- As a young man, Erasmus believed that northern Europeans knew nothing of classical antiquity - his career sought to remedy this barbarism.
- Moreover, carrying on with the classical literary order was a means of mitigating the downturn in Roman affairs since the days of the ancients.
- But the balance in the secondary schools of Europe was overwhelmingly in favour of classical culture.
- His asymmetries make the kind of gratifying sense that symmetry makes in classical art.
- He used ancient, classical, and contemporary collections of travel narratives, which were closest in scholarly method to English antiquarianism.
- Some chiefs probably visited Rome itself and thus had contact with classical culture.
- These too were part of the literary air he naturally breathed, and into his prose he would frequently work some turn of phrase taken from classical Latin literature.
- His classicism is evident not only in his frequent quotations from classical literature, but often in his style.
- An inclination toward classical art and, most likely, the residual Protestantism of her Canadian-Scottish heritage were also evident.
2also ClassicalLiterature Art Musicclásico
- The traditional classical concert establishes a whole set of formal relationships before even a note has sounded.
- A design vocabulary for high buildings was well established within the classical tradition.
- The beauty center also provides foot massage and traditional Thai massage in a classical style of atmosphere.
- His work - in the traditional, classical style of the sonata form - is so in structure, but not overtly so in its music.
- I improvise and sing within the classical tradition.
- But one thing is clear: The mood is frivolous, with most designers steering clear of traditional and classical styles and opting instead for adventure.
- The concert started in full-on classical style, before being broken up by a small foray into traditional Irish songs.
- The album merges sounds and influences from East and West, and stretches the boundaries of musical experimentation by fusing traditional folk songs and classical styles with the popular.
- The show is a massive concert featuring a variety of different dance styles including tap, classical ballet, modern jazz and national character.
- In 1998 she started English Youth Ballet to give young dancers outside London an opportunity to perform classical ballet within a professional setting.
- This approach captures the essence of the classical liberal tradition concerning the rule of law and individualism, while avoiding some of its own ambiguities.
- They fall squarely within the tradition of classical word problems and are designed for use in a traditional calculus course.
- But they were working within a classical philosophical tradition, reshaping it and making it modern.
- The traditional repertoire of most classical dance styles is strongly based on the stories and characteristics surrounding divinity in Hinduism.
- This piece is also the furthest from the traditional style of classical ballet and offers a good reflection of the state of contemporary ballet.
- It is within such a classical critical tradition of a crisis of ideology that the declining confrontations of labor and capital has brought more radical consequences.
- The play is a unique piece bringing together elements of Australian mythology and culture - a far cry from the traditional, classical European-based ballets.
- These are imaginary landscapes, but within the rich classical Western landscape tradition.
- In English, it has become synonymous with ballet danced in the grand classical style (think rows of identical ballerinas in white tutus).
- In 2005 an average of three concerts per month were held in the cathedral providing mainly classical and traditional Irish music.
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