Hellenistic language
Hellenistic Hel`le*nis"tic, Hellenistical Hel`le*nis"tic*al, a. [Cf. F. Hell['e]nistique.] Pertaining to the Hellenists. [1913 Webster]

{Hellenistic language}, {Hellenistic dialect}, or {Hellenistic idiom}, the Greek spoken or used by the Jews who lived in countries where the Greek language prevailed; the Jewish-Greek dialect or idiom of the Septuagint. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hellenistic — Hel le*nis tic, Hellenistical Hel le*nis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. Hell[ e]nistique.] Pertaining to the Hellenists. [1913 Webster] {Hellenistic language}, {Hellenistic dialect}, or {Hellenistic idiom}, the Greek spoken or used by the Jews who lived in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenistic dialect — Hellenistic Hel le*nis tic, Hellenistical Hel le*nis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. Hell[ e]nistique.] Pertaining to the Hellenists. [1913 Webster] {Hellenistic language}, {Hellenistic dialect}, or {Hellenistic idiom}, the Greek spoken or used by the Jews… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenistic idiom — Hellenistic Hel le*nis tic, Hellenistical Hel le*nis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. Hell[ e]nistique.] Pertaining to the Hellenists. [1913 Webster] {Hellenistic language}, {Hellenistic dialect}, or {Hellenistic idiom}, the Greek spoken or used by the Jews… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenistic Judaism — was a movement which existed in the Jewish diaspora before the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD, that sought to establish a Hebraic Jewish religious tradition within the culture and language of Hellenism.The major literary product of the contact of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic philosophy — is the period of Western philosophy that was developed in the Hellenistic civilization following Aristotle and ending with Neoplatonism.Hellenistic schools of thoughtPlatonismPlatonism is the name given to the philosophy of Plato, which was… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic — [hel΄ən is′tik] adj. 1. of or characteristic of Hellenists or Hellenism 2. of Greek history, language, and culture after the death of Alexander the Great (323 B.C. ) Hellenistically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Hellenistic civilization — This article focuses on the cultural aspects of the Hellenistic age; for the historical aspects see Hellenistic period. Hellenistic civilization represents the zenith of Greek influence in the ancient world. After the conquest of the Persian… …   Wikipedia

  • Language of the New Testament — The mainstream consensus is that the New Testament was written in a form of Koine Greek,[1][2] which was the common language of the Eastern Mediterranean[3][4][5][6] from the Conquests of Alexander th …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic religion — Introduction       any of the various systems of beliefs and practices of eastern Mediterranean peoples from 300 BC to AD 300.       The period of Hellenistic influence, when taken as a whole, constitutes one of the most creative periods in the… …   Universalium

  • HELLENISTIC JEWISH LITERATURE — To a general historian the term Hellenistic describes the literature of the period from the death of Alexander the Great (323 B.C.E.) until Rome s predominance in the Mediterranean (c. 30 B.C.E.). Sometimes the same general term is used to refer… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”