Associations to the word «Hellenistic»

Wiktionary

HELLENISTIC, adjective. 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.
HELLENISTIC, adjective. Of or relating to a Hellenist.
HELLENISTIC GREEK, proper noun. Koine, the Greek language from the time of Alexander the Great (say 325 BCE) until the foundation of Constantinople (330 CE).

Dictionary definition

HELLENISTIC, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization.

Wise words

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