Hellenism meaning

hĕlə-nĭzəm
The civilization and culture of ancient Greece.
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An idiom or custom peculiar to the Greeks.
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Admiration for and adoption of Greek ideas, style, or culture.
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A Greek phrase, idiom, or custom.
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The character, thought, culture, or ethical system of ancient Greece.
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Adoption of the Greek language, customs, etc.
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Any of the characteristics of ancient Greek culture, civilization, principles and ideals, including humanism, reason, the pursuit of knowledge and the arts, moderation and civic responsibility.
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The culture and civilization of the Hellenistic period.
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The admiration for and adoption of ancient Greek culture, ideas and civilization.
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The national character or culture of Greece.
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The belief in and worship of the Greek gods.
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Origin of hellenism

  • Either via French Hellenisme or Latin or directly from Ancient Greek Ἑλληνισμός (Ἑllinismós, “imitation of the Greeks”), from Ancient Greek Έλλην (Hellen, “a Greek”)

    From Wiktionary