Greek culture had been the product of the city-state, and Hellenism could not be dissevered from the city.
For Hellenism in Babylonia and Iran, see the useful article of M.
Soter tried to introduce Hellenism into Persis.
In the country-side of Judaea, Judaism - and no longer Hellenism - was propagated by force.
But that ability was largely due to his whole-hearted Hellenism, which was shown by the Greek cities which he founded in Palestine and the buildings he erected in Jerusalem.