Definitions

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  • n. Someone who has a love of Greece and/or Greek culture, either Ancient or Modern.
  • adj. Loving Greece and/or Greek culture.

Etymologies

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Helleno- + -phile, from Ancient Greek Ἑλλάς (Hellas, "Greece").

Examples

  • Edit: Ok, Jeopardy just had a category on "Greek Gods and Goddesses" and while I'm normally a Hellenophile, I kept thinking of Roman names for some reason.

    Dammit! I'm only human!

  • I'm Falco and you are Philomela, the Hellenophile nightingale. '

    See Delphi and Die

  • Perseus (www. perseus.tufts.edu) should be the first stop for any cyber Hellenophile.

    Multimedia: Web Links to the Past

  • The Greeks have some - how created the impression on romantics of all ages — perhaps beginning in antiquity with early Hellenophile

    SYMMETRY AND ASYMMETRY

  • Gouguenheim makes clear the conscious and deliberate indebtedness of the Carolingian Renaissance to these sustained currents from the East; he emphasizes the importance of the Carolingian Hellenophile project to the preservation and recirculation of Neo-Platonic and Aristotelian thought before the school of Aquinas.

    Assyrian International News Agency

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