Hellenism

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Hel·le·nism

 (hĕl′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. An idiom or custom peculiar to the Greeks.
2. The civilization and culture of ancient Greece.
3. Admiration for and adoption of Greek ideas, style, or culture.

Hellenism

(ˈhɛlɪˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the principles, ideals, and pursuits associated with classical Greek civilization
2. (Peoples) the spirit or national character of the Greeks
3. (Historical Terms) the spirit or national character of the Greeks
4. (Historical Terms) conformity to, imitation of, or devotion to the culture of ancient Greece
5. (Historical Terms) the cosmopolitan civilization of the Hellenistic world

Hel•len•ism

(ˈhɛl əˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. ancient Greek culture or ideals.
2. the imitation or adoption of ancient Greek language, thought, customs, art, etc.
3. the characteristics of Greek culture, esp. after the time of Alexander the Great; civilization of the Hellenistic period.
[1600–10; < Greek]

Hellenism

1. the culture and ideals of the ancient Greeks.
2. the use of a Greek idiom in writing in another language.
3. the adoption or imitation of ancient Greek language, thought, art, or customs. — Hellenist, n.
See also: Greece and Greeks
Ancient Greek culture and ideals. — Hellenist, n.
See also: Antiquity
the forms and ideals of ancient Greek art. See also antiquity.
See also: Art
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hellenism - the principles and ideals associated with classical Greek civilization
principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
Translations
hellenismikreikkalainen uskontokreikkalaisuus