Ionicism

Ionicism

1. Architecture, use or imitation of the Ionic order in construction or decoration.
2. the culture and ideals of ancient Ionia and the Ionians.
3. an Ionian idiom appearing in the midst of material in another language or in the dialect of Athens (Attic). Also Ionism.
See also: Greece and Greeks
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on the alleged false Ionicism [GREEK TEXT OMITTED] at 118 cf.