Hellenize


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Hel·le·nize

 (hĕl′ə-nīz′)
v. Hel·le·nized, Hel·le·niz·ing, Hel·le·niz·es
v.intr.
To adopt Greek ways and speech; become Greek.
v.tr.
To make Greek in character, culture, or civilization.

Hel′le·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
Hel′le·niz′er n.

Hellenize

(ˈhɛlɪˌnaɪz) or

Hellenise

vb
1. (Peoples) to make or become like the ancient Greeks
2. (Historical Terms) to make or become like the ancient Greeks
ˌHelleniˈzation, ˌHelleniˈsation n
ˈHellenˌizer, ˈHellenˌiser n

Hel•len•ize

(ˈhɛl əˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make Greek in character.
v.i.
2. to adopt Greek ideas or customs.
[1605–15; < Greek]
Hel`len•i•za′tion, n.
Hel′len•iz`er, n.

Hellenize


Past participle: Hellenized
Gerund: Hellenizing

Imperative
Hellenize
Hellenize
Present
I Hellenize
you Hellenize
he/she/it Hellenizes
we Hellenize
you Hellenize
they Hellenize
Preterite
I Hellenized
you Hellenized
he/she/it Hellenized
we Hellenized
you Hellenized
they Hellenized
Present Continuous
I am Hellenizing
you are Hellenizing
he/she/it is Hellenizing
we are Hellenizing
you are Hellenizing
they are Hellenizing
Present Perfect
I have Hellenized
you have Hellenized
he/she/it has Hellenized
we have Hellenized
you have Hellenized
they have Hellenized
Past Continuous
I was Hellenizing
you were Hellenizing
he/she/it was Hellenizing
we were Hellenizing
you were Hellenizing
they were Hellenizing
Past Perfect
I had Hellenized
you had Hellenized
he/she/it had Hellenized
we had Hellenized
you had Hellenized
they had Hellenized
Future
I will Hellenize
you will Hellenize
he/she/it will Hellenize
we will Hellenize
you will Hellenize
they will Hellenize
Future Perfect
I will have Hellenized
you will have Hellenized
he/she/it will have Hellenized
we will have Hellenized
you will have Hellenized
they will have Hellenized
Future Continuous
I will be Hellenizing
you will be Hellenizing
he/she/it will be Hellenizing
we will be Hellenizing
you will be Hellenizing
they will be Hellenizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Hellenizing
you have been Hellenizing
he/she/it has been Hellenizing
we have been Hellenizing
you have been Hellenizing
they have been Hellenizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Hellenizing
you will have been Hellenizing
he/she/it will have been Hellenizing
we will have been Hellenizing
you will have been Hellenizing
they will have been Hellenizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Hellenizing
you had been Hellenizing
he/she/it had been Hellenizing
we had been Hellenizing
you had been Hellenizing
they had been Hellenizing
Conditional
I would Hellenize
you would Hellenize
he/she/it would Hellenize
we would Hellenize
you would Hellenize
they would Hellenize
Past Conditional
I would have Hellenized
you would have Hellenized
he/she/it would have Hellenized
we would have Hellenized
you would have Hellenized
they would have Hellenized
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an attempt was made to Hellenize the Judeans forcibly, that is, to replace their Jewish culture and religion with the Greek culture and religion.
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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).
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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.
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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.