What are classical languages? How they are different from other languages? Is English is an example of classical language?
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The Wikipedia article is a good reference.
Is English is an example of classical language.
However, it also states
Early Modern English (language of KJV Bible and Shakespeare, 16th to 17th c.) is the classical stage of English -
This means today you would consider the Shakespearean period to be the golden age of the English language.