Hellene

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hellene a native or inhabitant of Greece
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hellene A native of either ancient or modern Greece; a Greek.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Hellene An ancient Greek; properly, a Greek of pure race: traditionally said to be so called from Hellen, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, the legendary ancestor of the true Greeks, consisting of the Dorians, Æolians, Ionians, and Acheans.
    • n Hellene A subject of the modern kingdom of Greece, or Hellas.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hellene an ancient Greek: a subject of the modern kingdom of Greece or Hellas:—pl. Hellē′nes, the name of the modern Greeks for themselves
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.
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:

We know from other sources that among the Hellenistic Jews was a tendency to liberalism, or Hellenism.
"Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity" by Kirsopp Lake
The Spartans were, to Herodotus, Hellenic; the Athenians on the other hand were not.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
These tendencies are generally summed up by speaking of Landor's objectivity and Hellenism.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
The earliest Hellenic pottery was scratched or painted.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
In Europe, Hellenic culture soon would blossom.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
Croiset, Maurice: Hellenic Civilization.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
It is not Roman, not Hellenic.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
Brown died under the first volley; Hellen and Robinson ran hard.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
In the smaller islands, such as Ithaca and Zacynthus, the population had become Hellenized at the time of the composition of the Homeric poems.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
Its Oriental aspect had become Hellenized.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
The swart Hellene stood no nonsense from his handsome mistress.
"Command" by William McFee
The contrast between the Hellenic and Jewish types of thought may well have played a part also.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
The Hellene and the Circassian groan together beneath the yoke of a common tyrant.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
Fate overtook Xerxes And achieved a Hellenic victory on the waves.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
Thus, economic life, as in the beginning of Hellenic times, first becomes active along the coasts.
"The Stages in the Social History of Capitalism" by Henri Pirenne
A good deal depends upon what it meant by the Hellenic spirit.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The Hellenic people may be said to have been eminently a swearing people.
"A Cursory History of Swearing" by Julian Sharman
The conquest of Alexander hellenized its civilization, and after his time it became tributary alternately to Syria and Egypt.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Even when they borrowed some Hellenic god, they still invested him with this attribute, so especially Eastern.
"The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P." by Edward Bulwer Lytton
A purer type of the genuine Hellenes it would have been impossible to find.
"Callias" by Alfred John Church
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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:

With 17,000 historical and cultural artifacts, the National Hellenic Museum is opening in Greektown this Saturday.
The National Hellenic Museum opens its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday.
The Hellenic War Risks Club is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2011.
Hellenic Rug Imports Canada Inc, the three-year-old sister company of U.S.-based Hellenic Rug Imports, recently hired Ashish Puri to the new post of vp of operations.
For the third time in less than two years, Hellenic Rug Imports has expanded its showroom here at the AmericasMart, in time for the upcoming International Area Rug market.
Area rug supplier Hellenic Rug Imports has appointed Chris Phillips to the new position of vp.
The Jamaica Pond Association is very much concerned about the potential sale of approximately 12.5 acres on Hellenic Hill for undetermined development purposes.
Hellenic Hill is one of the last remaining urban wilds in Jamaica Plain as well as the City of Boston.
Hellenic has named Steve Roan as vp, with responsibilities for new product development, adding additional distribution channels, as well as strategic planning and implementation.
Roan was most recently at Shaw Rugs, where he worked with Chris Phillips, who joined Hellenic in February.
Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church's 'Greekfest' set for Sept 15 in Peachtree City.
Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church will host its eighth annual GreekFest on Sept 15 at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.
Over the last decade, the Hellen family has watched as the arcade 's fortunes have faded.
Shifting to Coca Cola Hellenic's listing to London from Athens may help lower company's financing costs but it is another blow to Athen's rapidly shrinking stock market DJ's Nektaria Stamouli explains why.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co.
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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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