classicist

Definitions of classicist
1

n a student of ancient Greek and Latin

Synonyms:
classical scholar
Examples:
Benjamin Jowett
English classical scholar noted for his translations of Plato and Aristotle (1817-1893)
George Gilbert Aime Murphy
British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957)
Friedrich August Wolf
German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)
Types:
Latinist
a specialist in the Latin language
Type of:
humanist
a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts

n an artistic person who adheres to classicism

Antonyms:
romantic, romanticist
an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
Type of:
artist, creative person
a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination

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