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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of Hellenise.


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  • In parallel circumstances, I would refer to "Middle Eastern Christianity" or "Jewish Christianity" (if you follow) from the European forms (Hellenised and Romanised) that most people in the West regard as "true" Christianity.

    TONIGHT ON THE TERRORDOME: The Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths

  • Yeah, I realise that it would have been impossible not to be Hellenised in the Greco-Roman Muslim grandfather talked about the reason they started celebrating Christmas - because the other children brought their toys to school after Christmas.

    Thanks for the Help, Satan!

  • Surely the evangelist had read this at school: I mean, the Greek scribe who Hellenised the evangel.


  • It exploited with avidity the intelligence, the laboriousness, the science of the former; the physical force, the war-valour and the daring of the latter; it absorbed the vices, the habits, the ideas of the Hellenised Orient, and transfused them in the untamed Occident.

    Characters and events of Roman History

  • Palestine arose in 4 B.C., on the death of Herod the Great, against his son, Archelaus, and against the Hellenised monarchy, demanding to be made a Roman province like Syria, and a frightful civil war illumined with its sinister glare the cradle of Jesus.

    Characters and events of Roman History

  • In spite of the resistance offered by traditions, peace and wealth favoured everywhere the diffusion of the intellectual civilisation of the Hellenised Orient.

    Characters and events of Roman History

  • Gherardt Gherardts of Rotterdam is a not dishonourable cacophany -- and that was the reformer's true name; but the fashion of the time led scholars to adopt a Hellenised, or Latinised, style.

    A Wanderer in Holland

  • Hellenised Judaism; and though it is quite true that the new vitality of the old ideal manifested in early Christianity demands "an adequate historic cause," I would suggest that the word "cause" may mislead if it is not carefully defined.

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 3

  • The populations were never Hellenised, but their rulers were to some extent the heirs, albeit hybrid heirs, to Greek civilisation.

    India, Old and New

  • Hellenised, not after Mantegna's sterner and more inflexible method, but like those of a philosophic Athenian who has read and comprehended

    Promenades of an Impressionist


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