Hellenophile


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Hellenophile

Someone who admires Greece, its culture, or its people.
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The depth of the Hellenophile Emperors attraction to a boy who lived on after his death as the focus of a cult that rivalled early Christianity struck him as "a story that had to be told."
(I take it for granted that to point out that the navvies are employed to clear away the rubble of demolished houses doesn't get us very far.) 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.