American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being a time following a classical period, as in art or literature.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Occurring or existing after the times of those Greek and Latin writers who take rank as classical, and previous to the literature classified as medieval: as, the postclassical poets.
- adj. Pertaining to something from after the classical era.
“The Islamic artifacts are substandard, which probably reflects the fact that Libya was a backwater for most of the postclassical period.”
“Since 2003, when the first of his color reconstructions went on display in Munich, the slowly growing collection -- some two-dozen pieces now -- has traveled widely, not only to such postclassical Northern cities as Copenhagen, Basel and Amsterdam but also to the ancient capitals Rome, Athens and Byzantium (Istanbul to you).”
“Chinese commercial involvement in the whole Southeast Asian region as well as in central Asia in the postclassical era meant that Chinese influences on culture and worldview were very strong in a vast part of Asia.”
“Aristocratic and warrior families and Buddhist leaders were able to limit the impact of Confucian political models, but the Chinese worldview in political, literary, and religious terms became a major component of Japanese society in the postclassical era.”
“CHRISTIANITY spread significantly in the postclassical era.”
“CHINESE WORLDVIEW as a combination of cultural patterns, political concepts, and religion spread significantly in the postclassical era.”
“ISLAM was the major new religious force in the postclassical era.”
“In general terms, important aspects of the postclassical synthesis were rearticulated in Islamic reformations, but the overall structure of faith and practice remained intact at the end of the 18th century.”
“In the major regional civilizations in the Eastern Hemisphere, the comprehensive religious syntheses that developed in the postclassical era were challenged in a number of ways.”
“In the world of Sunni Islam, challenges to the postclassical synthesis assumed a number of forms by the 18th century.”
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