Translation of classical in Spanish:


clásico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈklæsək(ə)l/ /ˈklasɪk(ə)l/


  • 1

    (of Greece, Rome)
    (myths/architecture) clásico
    a classical scholar un humanista especializado en lenguas clásicas
    • An educational program was set up, and promising youth were sent on government-sponsored tours of Europe to learn about classical art and architecture.
    • Here, his great palace imitated and even incorporated examples of late classical art and architecture.
    • I'd been traveling across Greece and Turkey with a small group of college students, studying Byzantine and classical art and architecture.
    • The building has a significant presence at the entrance to the campus and evokes the sense of order and balance characteristic of classical architecture.
    • During this time he arrived at his synthesis of forms inspired by such divergent sources as classical sculpture, folk art and popular theater.
    • An inclination toward classical art and, most likely, the residual Protestantism of her Canadian-Scottish heritage were also evident.
    • These grandly conceived spaces, together with the smaller ancillary rooms, constituted an extraordinary museum of classical art.
    • 18th century artists and theorists were in a position to take a new look at classical art.
    • In An Allegory, for example, the composition invokes the sublime order of classical art.
    • The museum now plans to find a way to display the Heroon of Trysa; one of the major monuments of classical art, it remains in storage.
    • The irony is that the official programme is not particularly elitist, either in terms of classical art forms or cutting-edge postmodernism.
    • It is avowedly anti-modernist, employing the language of classical art and architecture to lure his audience in before hitting them with something unexpectedly punchy.
    • His asymmetries make the kind of gratifying sense that symmetry makes in classical art.
    • No better model will be found to illustrate the principles of classical interior architecture.
    • He teaches and writes regularly on classical architecture and design.
    • He has been inspired by the French tapestries of the medieval period, as well as classical architecture and exotic animals.
    • Her profile recalls Greek classical sculpture as well as fashion mannequins of the period.
    • When the military returned to power in 1976, it promoted classical art forms.
    • At the assembly, as also in other events, those in senior classes can perform only classical art forms and dramas.
    • It went to prove that if the classical art forms were losing out to modern times, the fault was with the audience and not with the art.
    • He teaches Greek and Latin at all levels, along with courses in classical mythology and Greek literature and culture.
    • However, there were other Church Fathers who defended the value of studying classical literature and philosophy.
    • But the balance in the secondary schools of Europe was overwhelmingly in favour of classical culture.
    • Throughout classical literature, the virtues of peace were extolled, and the evils of war denounced.
    • However, the corrosive effect of such exposure to classical culture must not be exaggerated.
    • Some chiefs probably visited Rome itself and thus had contact with classical culture.
    • It acted as a conduit for the recovery of much of the learning of classical culture.
    • The monks also kept alive classical culture and introduced the techniques of efficient and profitable land management.
    • His classicism is evident not only in his frequent quotations from classical literature, but often in his style.
    • Many cultures in the ancient and classical world built canals to extend the irrigation provided by rivers.
    • These too were part of the literary air he naturally breathed, and into his prose he would frequently work some turn of phrase taken from classical Latin literature.
    • Moreover, carrying on with the classical literary order was a means of mitigating the downturn in Roman affairs since the days of the ancients.
    • Painters of all styles and schools, from the most playful and sensual rococo to the most severely neoclassical, routinely took their subjects from classical mythology and history.
    • We take this foundation for granted, for the simple reason that the Greeks of the classical age seemed to have discovered so many things which today matter a great deal.
    • It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old.
    • As a young man, Erasmus believed that northern Europeans knew nothing of classical antiquity - his career sought to remedy this barbarism.
    • He used ancient, classical, and contemporary collections of travel narratives, which were closest in scholarly method to English antiquarianism.
    • These common readings reveal that a large population of Florence would have been able to understand the Christian, classical, and literary themes in art.
    • Diphtheria has probably existed since classical antiquity, but it was not identified as a specific disease until 1819.
    • Feasting can be either an inclusive or an exclusive activity, as we know from many sources from classical antiquity and modern ethnography.
  • 2also Classical

    Art Literature Music
  • 3

    (theory/idea/methods) clásico
    • This piece is also the furthest from the traditional style of classical ballet and offers a good reflection of the state of contemporary ballet.
    • But one thing is clear: The mood is frivolous, with most designers steering clear of traditional and classical styles and opting instead for adventure.
    • It is within such a classical critical tradition of a crisis of ideology that the declining confrontations of labor and capital has brought more radical consequences.
    • I improvise and sing within the classical tradition.
    • His work - in the traditional, classical style of the sonata form - is so in structure, but not overtly so in its music.
    • A design vocabulary for high buildings was well established within the classical tradition.
    • The traditional repertoire of most classical dance styles is strongly based on the stories and characteristics surrounding divinity in Hinduism.
    • The album merges sounds and influences from East and West, and stretches the boundaries of musical experimentation by fusing traditional folk songs and classical styles with the popular.
    • But they were working within a classical philosophical tradition, reshaping it and making it modern.
    • The show is a massive concert featuring a variety of different dance styles including tap, classical ballet, modern jazz and national character.
    • In 1998 she started English Youth Ballet to give young dancers outside London an opportunity to perform classical ballet within a professional setting.
    • These are imaginary landscapes, but within the rich classical Western landscape tradition.
    • The play is a unique piece bringing together elements of Australian mythology and culture - a far cry from the traditional, classical European-based ballets.
    • The concert started in full-on classical style, before being broken up by a small foray into traditional Irish songs.
    • The traditional classical concert establishes a whole set of formal relationships before even a note has sounded.
    • In English, it has become synonymous with ballet danced in the grand classical style (think rows of identical ballerinas in white tutus).
    • They fall squarely within the tradition of classical word problems and are designed for use in a traditional calculus course.
    • This approach captures the essence of the classical liberal tradition concerning the rule of law and individualism, while avoiding some of its own ambiguities.
    • In 2005 an average of three concerts per month were held in the cathedral providing mainly classical and traditional Irish music.
    • The beauty center also provides foot massage and traditional Thai massage in a classical style of atmosphere.