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In its classic sense, "classics", when used as a singular noun, means the study of the language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of ancient Greece and Rome. As a plural noun "classics" are books written in ancient Greece and Rome.

  • Ancient Greece
Greek language
Greek mythology
Greek literature
Greek architecture

  • Ancient Rome
Roman mythology
Latin literature

  • Post-Classical Scholarship

Classics can also mean (typically in non-academic contexts) classic books.

What are our priorities for writing in this area? To help develop a list of the most basic topics in Classics, please see Classics basic topics.

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