Neo-Hellenism
Neo-Hellenism Ne`o-Hel"len*ism, n. Hellenism as surviving or revival in modern times; the practice or pursuit of ancient Greek ideals in modern life, art, or literature, as in the Renaissance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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