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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The setting is Hanukkah (the text's "festival of the Dedication"), which recalled the deliverance of Jerusalem from the brutal Syrian Hellenizer Antiochus IV Epiphanes by forces led by Judas Maccabee in 165 B.
Dimont analyzes the conflict like this: "Antiochus Epiphanes has been so entrenched in Jewish history as a villain that few Jews can see the war that ensued for what it really was--not an uprising against tyrannical Seleucids, but a revolt by Jewish anti-Hellenizers against Jewish Hellenizers.
Jews alone of these conquered cultures did not have a clean prime-divider line along which to sever the elites, and, despite the partial collaboration/assimilation of some (the Hellenizers, the Sadducees), other elites, especially rabbinic, refused to switch their allegiance from their (chosen) people to the conquering elite.
Given his track record toward what was once politely termed "effeminacy," it's pretty horrifying to imagine how he might have portrayed the Hellenizers.