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- n. Plural form of Hellenism.
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Forms of Speech, which the Criticks call Hellenisms, as Horace in his
The blog is adapted from a published article by the author in her volume Hellenisms: Culture, Identity and Ethnicity from Antiquity to Modernity Ashgate 2008: 321-53.
His work contains no Semitisms, and the Hellenisms which his critics have pointed out in it are neither frequent nor without warrant in the usage of his day.
The early Latin versions of the Bible had the characteristics common to all texts of this group; Hellenisms abounded in them and even Semitisms filtered in through the Greek.
Tertullian's vocabulary, we find in his writings not more than sixty new words, a few Hellenisms -- apostata, gazophylacium -- a few popular words or phrases - magnalia, mammona -- or a few words formed by added inflections -- apostatare, clarificatio.
Hellenisms, a very questionable feature in the literary works of preceding centuries, were frequent in these translations.
Hellenisms and with Hebraisms; [Footnote: The diction of Milton is a case absolutely unique in literature: of many writers it has been said, but of him only with truth, that he created a peculiar language.