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- n. Plural form of Hellenizer.
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I think the only respect in which the Hellenizers of the Maccabean era could be said to have heirs in early Christianity is with respect to circumcision, the importance of which came to be downplayed in both movements.
When the “Hellenizers” carried the gospel to pagans in the Greek coastal cities of Palestine or in Syria, it would appear that the Church at Jerusalem would send a “Hebrew” to check on the result of their work.
“Hellenizers” — some of these latter being Jews who had been affected by Hellenization or pagans who
Hellenizers, and classifies the modern English and Americans as
The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield