See also 190. GREECE and GREEKS ; 207. 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. —archaeographer, n.
- archaeology, archeology
- 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. —Assyriological, adj.
- the principles or style of classic art or literature. —classicist, n.
- the study of ancient Egyptian language, history, and culture. —Egyptologist, n. —Egyptological, adj.
- 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.
- Rare. the research and composition of treatises about relics. —lipsanographer, n.
- the study of mummies.
- paleography, palaeography
- 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.
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an·tiq·ui·ty / anˈtikwitē/ • n. (pl. -ties) 1. the ancient past, esp. the period before the Middle Ages: the great civilizations of antiquity. ∎ a specified historical period during the ancient past: cameos dating from classical antiquity. ∎ (usu. antiquities) an object, building, or work of art from the ancient past. 2. great age: a church of great antiquity.
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