Hellenic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hellenic of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures "classical mythology","classical"
    • adj Hellenic relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization
    • adj Hellenic of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language "Greek mythology","a Grecian robe"
    • n Hellenic the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hellenic Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece; Greek; Grecian. "The Hellenic forces."
    • n Hellenic The dialect, formed with slight variations from the Attic, which prevailed among Greek writers after the time of Alexander.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Hellenic Pertaining to the Hellenes or Greeks; displaying qualities or tendencies characteristic of the Greek race, historically considered (compare Hellenism, 2); Greek; Grecian.
    • Hellenic In art, applied specifically to Greek work from the close of the primitive epoch to the Roman supremacy in Greece, beginning 146 b. c., or, more narrowly, until the time of Alexander the Great and the sculptor Lysippus, about 330 b. c., the adjective Hellenistic being applied to subsequent work. The Helleuic epoch includes the period of the development and perfection of the Doric and Ionic orders, and that during which the principles of the Corinthian order were worked out. In sculpture, etc., this period comprises the works of the grand style, which succeeded the archaic. See Greek art, under Greek.—Hellenic dialect. See common dialect, under common.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hellenic hel-len′ik or hel-lē′nik pertaining to the Hellenes or Greeks: Grecian, in art, esp. of the period from the primitive epoch to the Roman supremacy in Greece (beginning 146 B.C.), sometimes only from the time of Alexander the Great (c. 330 B.C.)—the term Hellenistic applying to later times
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , , fr. the Greeks
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. Hellēnios, HelēnikosHellēnes, a name ultimately given to all the Greeks—Hellēn, the son of Deucalion, the Greek Noah.

Usage

In literature:

In Asia Minor and the Hellenic communities (both in Ionia and in Greece proper) the phallicistic material is extensive and complicated.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Now this despondency came partly, I think, through the very sensitiveness of the Hellenic nature.
"Progress and History" by Various
At the end of a century and a half Babylon shook off Hellenism, and Mesopotamia fell into the hands of the Parthians.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
Hellen, Mary, 214, 281, 282.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
In Greece it was first the rude Hellenes who overran the Pelasgians.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
They then set off to their towns, taking with them a horse which belonged to Hellen.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
The Hellenic kingdom is a democracy marked by a constant tendency to anarchy.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
If Bulgaria should conquer, Hellenism will be completely vanquished.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Their idea of a modern Hellenic revival.
"Mummery" by Gilbert Cannan
Anacharsis was not a Hellene but a Scythian visitor.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
By what means have these brilliant ornaments of the Hellenic revival been constructed?
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, September 1879" by Various
But a Hellenic empire at Constantinople haunts her dreams.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
As such, I understand this struggle, and, understanding it thus, you see that it also concerns the Hellenes.
"A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by Felix Dahn
The Romans conquered Greece physically; but Hellenic learning subjugated Roman ideas.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
Every freeman of Hellenic blood had a birthright to take part in them.
"Greek Sculpture" by Estelle M. Hurll
When a wider culture was imported from Greece it was, however, the form rather than the spirit of true Hellenic education that was transferred.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
They Hellenized their vision of men and stamped it upon the culture and civilization of their time.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
But the Hellenic spirit is hard to keep foremost in this commercial age.
"Literature for Children" by Orton Lowe
Often have I crossed Thy plain with tidings from the Hellene host.
"The Trojan Women of Euripides" by Euripides
The cosmos, ordered and harmonious and fixed, is the sublime creation of Hellenic reason.
"Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History" by Auguste Sabatier
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In poetry:

My lady! Pale gold is her hair.
Until she smiles her face
Is pale with far Hellenic moods,
With thoughts that find no place
"My Lady In Her White Silk Shawl" by Vachel Lindsay
In short, I do not think your mould
Resembles, with its knobs of bone,
The fair Hellenic shapes of old
Whose perfect forms survive in stone.
"Black Lizzie" by Henry Kendall
``Nor be the Hill Hellenic sculptors trod
Your one sole haunt, but, let who will condemn,
Kneel at all altars `To the Unknown God,'
Alike at Athens or Jerusalem.
"Sacred And Profane Love" by Alfred Austin
O come and fill his sepulchre with flowers."
Ah, God! Ah, God! those dear Hellenic hours
Had drowned all memory of Thy bitter pain,
The Cross, the Crown, the Soldiers, and the Spear.
"Sonnet Written In Holy Week At Genoa" by Oscar Wilde
Beside her, one on either hand,
Two little children stood in fear,
Unable yet to understand
The reason of their coming here;
Both beautiful in form and face,
True types of the Hellenic race.
"The Gift Of Juno" by John Lawson Stoddard
--Grief on a happier future dwells;
The happy present haunts the past;
And those old minstrels who outlast
Our looser-textured webs of song,
Nursed in Hellenic dells,
Sicilian, or Italian, hither throng.
"A Dorset Idyl" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

'De-Greeking' Coca-Cola Hellenic Amid Debt Crisis.
Scott Rothbort, president of Lakeview Asset Management, talks about growth opportunities at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co SA.
This Friday, Dialogos Radio, the Hellenic Voice of Texas, features an exclusive interview with the world-renowned scholar Noam Chomsky .
Greek Exit Costs Hurt Coca-Cola Hellenic Debt: Corporate Finance .
On Sunday, July 15, Ebenezer AME Church in Rahway celebrated Pan-Hellenic Day.
Hellene Harrington Spencer was born Oct 25, 1953, in Piqua, Ohio.
Hellenic Telecom Extends Credit Line as Debt Cut to $3.8 Billion.
Pamela Murphy's second-grade class at the Hellenic American Academy in Lowell recently visited the office of Lowell Mayor Patrick Murphy.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Loses the EEEK Factor.
Two Time Charters for Hellenic Carriers.
'M/V Hellenic Wind': Photo credit Hellenic Carriers.
Time charters for Greece-based Hellenic Carriers' bulk ships 'Konstantinos D' & ' Hellenic Wind' have been fixed.
Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism: Ancient Olympic Games.
Gus Macker, Hellenic Festival, and Country Music.
Long Island Hellenic Radio Interview with economist and professor Stergios Skaperdas.
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In science:

The present work was performed under the Contract of Association ERB 5005 CT 99 0100 between the European Atomic Energy Community and the Hellenic Republic.
On non existence of tokamak equilibria with purely poloidal flow
Gravity, Proceedings of the 10th Hellenic Relativity Conference, K. D.
Talking About Singularities
For a more detailed review we refer to a lecture [155] at the 5th Hellenic school in Corfu.
Noncommutative Geometry for Pedestrians
Mourad, “Noncommutative Kaluza-Klein Theory”, Lecture given at the 5th Hellenic School and Workshops on Elementary Particle Physics, hep-th/9601169.
Noncommutative Geometry for Pedestrians
This work is supported by the EPEAEK programme ”Pythagoras II” and co-funded by the European Union(75%) and the Hellenic state (25%) and by the Grant 141036 of MNTR, Serbia.
The Energy-momentum of a Poisson structure
In a recent paper Hellen Colman and the second author explore an equivariant generalization of topological complexity, in the setting of compact group actions.
Topological complexity of motion planning in projective product spaces
This work was performed within the participation of the University of Ioannina in the Association Euratom-Hellenic Republic, which is supported in part by the European Union and by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece.
On Lyapunov boundary control of unstable magnetohydrodymanic plasmas
Vergados, in preparation and Proc. 5th Hellenic Symp. on Nucl.
Muon to Electron Conversion; A Symbiosis of Particle and Nuclear Physics
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