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    (Wikipedia) - Classical
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    Classical may refer to:

    • 1 European antiquity
    • 2 Music and arts
    • 3 Language
    • 4 Science and mathematics
    • 5 Other uses
    • 6 See also
    European antiquity
    • Classical antiquity, a period of history from roughly the 7th or 8th century BC to the 5th century AD centered on the Mediterranean Sea
    • Classical architecture, architecture derived from Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity
    • Classical mythology, the body of myths from the ancient Greeks and Romans
    • Classical tradition, the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures
    • Classics, study of the language and culture of classical antiquity, particularly its literature
    • Classicism, a high regard for classical antiquity in the arts
    Music and arts
    • Classical ballet, the most formal of the ballet styles
    • Classical music, a variety of Western musical styles from the 9th century to the present
    • Classical guitar, a common type of acoustic guitar
    • Classical Hollywood cinema, a visual and sound style in the American film industry between 1927 and 1963
    • Classical Indian dance, various codified art forms whose theory can be traced back to 400 BC
    • Classical period (music), a period of increased interest in classicism from 1750 to 1825
    • Classical unities, rules for drama derived from a passage in Aristotle''s Poetics
    • Classical language, any language with a literature that is considered classical
      • Classical Arabic, the Arabic language in which the Qur''an is written
      • Classical Armenian, the oldest attested form of the Armenian language
      • Classical Chinese, the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period
      • Classical French, the French language as systematised in the 17th and 18th centuries
      • Classical Latin, the Latin language used by the ancient Romans
      • Classical Nahuatl, the language spoken by Aztec nobles in the Valley of Mexico at the time of the 16th-century Spanish conquest
    Science and mathematics
    • Classical economics, school of economics developed in the late 18th and early 19th century
    • Classical logic, a class of formal logics that have been most intensively studied and most widely used
    • Classical mathematics, mathematics constructed and proved on the basis of classical logic and set theory
    • Classical mechanics, the set of physical laws describing the motion of bodies under the action of a system of forces
    • Classical physics, the study of physics before the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics
    Other uses
    • Classical liberalism, a political philosophy and ideology belonging to liberalism
    • Classical conditioning, a kind of learning that occurs when a conditioned stimulus is paired with an unconditioned stimulus

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