From Germanhellenistisch, from Ancient Greek Ἑλληνιστής (hellenistes, “one who uses the Greek language”), from Ἑλλάς (Hellas, “Greece”); as if Hellenist + -ic.
Hellenistic Sentence Examples
In the Hellenistic period it gained inportance as a fortress by which the Macedonian rulers controlled central Greece.
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The great majority of the Hellenistic remains in Syria belong to the Roman period.
Among the religions which penetrated the Hellenistic world from an Eastern source, one ultimately overpowered all the rest and made that world its own.
From 970 to 772 B.C. the bare outline of events is supplied by extracts from two Hellenistic historians, Menander of Ephesus and Dius (largely dependent upon Menander), which have been preserved by Josephus, Ant.