an attempt was made to Hellenize
the Judeans forcibly, that is, to replace their Jewish culture and religion with the Greek culture and religion.
It records the exploits of the Maccabean family (later called Hasmoneans) in their revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and his aggressive campaign to Hellenize
(24) the land of Israel.
The poet himself claimed that the idea for Orfeu da Conceicao originated when he "began to reflect on the life of the blacks in Rio and tried to Hellenize
their experience" (Stam 168).
as if Keats prophesied how we would Hellenize
the name of the most ruthless population sciences to make it all sound genteel?
He also resented Greek attempts to Hellenize
and thus separate the Albanian Orthodox population from the rest of the Albanians and Albania in order for Greece to annex Toskeria (Southern Albania).
Subsequently, an arrangement was made with certain wealthier Judeans who were granted leadership positions in exchange for agreeing to Hellenize
and provide access to tax revenues and the Temple treasury.
The greatest opposition to Antiochus' efforts to Hellenize
the Jews was centered in the Jewish temple.
Seleucid people were completely familiar with Greek culture and attempted to Hellenize
To be sure, she subtly encourages the new priest, Arnom, in his own tendency to Hellenize
Glomian religion, to the extent possible, and helps him to purchase a beautiful statue in "Greek fashion" for Ungit's House (234; Ch.
Nineteenth-century anti-Jewish readings of the Gospels divorce Jesus from his Jewish heritage and Hellenize
the early Jesus movement in making the case for a supersessionist Christianity.
17: it is "the story of a subgroup of people in an extended prose narrative written by a member of the group who follows the group's own traditions but Hellenizes
them in an effort to establish the identity of the group within the setting of the larger world.