greco-roman greco-roman

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

News

  1. When Jeff Koons painted Michel Jackson white

    A new exhibition of the artist's Greco-Roman sculptures helps explain his motives        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Salon.com

  2. Illinois, Pennsylvania win titles at Schoolboy Duals

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Illinois and Pennsylvania were double finalists at this past weekend's USA Wrestling Schoolboy Duals held at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind. The Keystone State squad struck first with a 39-36 victory over Illinois in the Greco-Roman final, as Pennsylvania used pins from Josiah Jones (190), Cole Rickert (210), and Brendan Furman (265) to rally back from a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: InterMat

  3. Abilene champ camp

    Featured clinician Coach Gary Mayabb (far left) of Oak Park, Mo. is a five time Missouri State Championship Coach and National Greco-Roman Coach of the Year and an NCAA wrestling official assisted AHS wrestling Coach James Stout and staff.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "The argument about Greco-Roman law having influenced the sharia rules about women could have some basis if one thinks in terms of Middle Eastern adaptations -- 'provincial versions' -- of Greco-Roman law," said Gerald Hawting, a historian of...
    on May 1, 2008 By: G. R. Hawting Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Jon Jones is very good at Greco-Roman wrestling," Hamill said. "Greco-Roman is like upper body. I'm good at freestyle. It's going to be a great show, but I know I have a great wrestling background. I've been doing it for 27 years."
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Matt Hamill Source: MMAjunkie.com

  3. "We have a lot of great wrestlers. Men and women, because we've got great female freestyle and greco (Greco-Roman) wrestlers," Baumgartner said. "But you never know until they compete."
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Bruce Baumgartner Source: The News-Press

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