Hellenistical
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]


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  • Hellenistical — adjective Hellenistic See Also: Hellas, Hellenic, Hellenism, Hellenist …   Wiktionary

  • Hellenistical — adjective relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization • Syn: ↑Hellenic, ↑Hellenistic • Pertains to noun: ↑Hellenism, ↑Hellenism (for: ↑Hellenistic), ↑Hellenism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hellenic — I noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo European family of languages (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Greek, ↑Hellenic language • Derivationally related forms: ↑Greek (for: ↑Greek) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenic — 1. adjective a) Of or relating to the ancient Greek culture and civilization before the Hellenistic period. b) Of or relating to Hellas (Greece) or the Hellenes (Greeks). Syn: Grecian, Greek 2 …   Wiktionary

  • Helladic — adjective Of or relating to the civilization that flourished in mainland Greece during the Bronze Age (3000 to about 1100 ) See Also: Hellas, Hellen, Hellene, Hellenic, Hellenisation, Hellenization, Hellenise, Hellenize, Helleniser, Hellenizer,… …   Wiktionary

  • Hellenism — noun a) The characteristics of ancient Greek culture, civilization, principles and ideals, including humanism, reason, the pursuit of knowledge and the arts, moderation and civic responsibility. b) The culture and civilization of the Hellenistic… …   Wiktionary

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