from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Hellenists.
- adj. Of or relating to postclassical Greek history and culture from the death of Alexander the Great to the accession of Augustus.
- adj. Relating to or in the style of the Greek art or architecture of this period.
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- adj. Of or relating to the period of the Greek culture, history, or art after the death of Alexander the Great (323 B.C.) to the defeat of Cleopatra and Mark Antony by Octavian (31 B.C.)--though this end-point is often debated.
- adj. Of or relating to a Hellenist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the Hellenists.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling or partaking of Hellenic character, but not truly Hellenic; combining Greek and foreign characteristics or elements, as many of the later Greeks and the Hellenized neighboring peoples, or the modified Greek language, thought, etc., current among them.
- Particularly, in sculpture and painting, characteristic of the school of Greek art based on the art of Lysippus, the court sculptor of Alexander the Great, which may or may not be considered to include the work of Lysippus himself.
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- adj. relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization
Yet given that lesbianism is absent from biblical literature and very rare in Hellenistic literature, one must import modern ideas into the text to get a condemnation of female homosexuality.
Egypt and western Asia were ruled by men of Greek or Macedonian blood and gradually took on more or less of Greek civilization, is often called the Hellenistic period.
Eosphorus, the "Bringer of Dawn"; the evening star they called Hellenistic times, it was realized they were the same planet.
Whether Hellenistic aorists or the Latin word for sin. "
During the campaigns of 2005-2007, we excavated in the northernmost of its three sections, between the so-called Hellenistic South Gate and the Tiberian gateway of the Lower Agora, clearing the pavement and making soundings below the road surface.
As the cultural supremacy of Athens grew, its dialect, the Attic, spread at the expense of the rest, until, in the so-called Hellenistic period following the Macedonian conquest, the Attic dialect, in the vulgarized form known as the Koine, became the standard speech of all Greece.
Jews in Egypt and throughout Europe, commonly called Hellenistic
With the culmination of Greek effort in the so-called Hellenistic period we have seen ancient science at its climax.
Its being written in the purest Greek shows it was intended not only for the Jews at Jerusalem, but also for the Hellenistic, that is, Greek-speaking, Jews.
Hellenic influences began to act on the Jewish mind, and a peculiar dialect of Hebrew-Greek, called the Hellenistic, was formed.