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Definition of "classical scholar" []

  • A student of ancient Greek and Latin (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "classical scholar" in a sentence
  • "In a celebrated pamphlet Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved, James Otis, a classical scholar educated at Harvard and the former advocate general of Massachusetts, declared that the tax was unconstitutional and invalid and “absolutely irreconcileable” with the “rights of the colonists as British subjects and as men.”"
  • "Jane Harrison, a classical scholar eager to use anthropological material, produced a somewhat similar theory of the emergence of the concept of a deity"
  • "“For the Neo-Platonist,” according to classical scholar Charles Boer, “the soul does not want to be in the body, and melancholy is its cry for escape.”"