See also greece and greeks; history.
a person who lived before the Flood. —antediluvian, adj.
an interest in the customs, art, and social structure of earlier peoples and civilizations. —antiquarian, n., adj.
the field of description of antiquities. —archaeographical, adj.
the scientific study of human remains and artifacts. —archaeologist, archeologist, n.
—archeologie, archaeologic, archeological, archaeological, adj.
the study of the language and culture of ancient Assyria. —Assyriologist, n.
the principles or style of classic art or literature. —classicist, n.
the study of ancient Egyptian language, history, and culture. —Egyptologist, n.
the deciphering and interpreting of ancient inscriptions. —epigraphist, epigrapher, n.
—epigraphic, epigraphical, adj.
the study of Etruscan civilization, especially its artifacts and language. —Etruscologist, n.
Ancient Greek culture and ideals. —Hellenist, n.
the research and composition of treatises about relics. —lipsanographer, n.
the study of mummies.
the study of ancient writings, including inscriptions. —paleographer, palaeographer, n.
—paleographic, palaeographic, adj. papyrology
the study of ancient writings on papyrus. —papyrologist, n.
a person who lived after the Flood. —post-diluvian, adj.
the policies and actions distinctive of ancient Rome.