noun see hellenize

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  • Hellenization — (Amer.) n. adoption of Greek customs and language; process of becoming Greek or Hellenistic in character (also Hellenisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hellenization — See also: Hellenism Hellenization (or Hellenisation) is a term used to describe the spread of ancient Greek culture, and, to a lesser extent, language. It is mainly used to describe the spread of Hellenistic civilization during the Hellenistic… …   Wikipedia

  • hellenization —    This term (from the Greek hellēn, meaning a Greek ) refers to the process of making something Greek or adopting Greek civilization. The hellenization of the ancient world began with Alexander the Great (356 323 BC), whose conquests extended… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Hellenization — See Hellenize. * * * …   Universalium

  • HELLENIZATION —    The process of transformation under Greek influence by which Etruria has traditionally been seen to have been governed. This transformation has been traced in the urban form (especially in city layouts, as at Marzabotto), ceramics, religion,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • hellenization — hel·le·ni·za·tion …   English syllables

  • hellenization — ˌhelənə̇ˈzāshən, ˌnīˈz noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized 1. : the act or process of hellenizing 2. : the quality or state of being hellenized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hellenization movement — n. movement of Jews who had adopted Greek ways and culture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hellenization of Christianity —  Эллинизация христианства …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Hellenize — Hellenization, n. Hellenizer, n. /hel euh nuyz /, v., Hellenized, Hellenizing. v.t. 1. to make Greek in character. v.i. 2. to adopt Greek ideas or customs. Also, esp. Brit., Hellenise. [1605 15; < Gk Hellenízein to imitate the Greeks, speak Greek …   Universalium

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