Hellenophile


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Hellenophile

Someone who admires Greece, its culture, or its people.
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To begin to formulate an answer, it is useful again to turn to Maurice, although the passage on which I want to focus first involves not Alec but Clive, Maurice's aristocratic, Hellenophile classmate at Cambridge with whom he has his initial same-sex relationship, a "Platonic" yet still highly engrossing affair.
It clung to its intellectual prestige for much longer, with sporadic revivals under Hellenophile emperors of Rome.
We are given a story of transmutation on a backdrop of war and rapid social change: from the gauche, eccentric schoolmaster to the impassioned Hellenophile, and from the robust sea-dog to the eminence grise on tour with the British Council, Mr Carey gives us here the man, warts and all.