Hellenistic

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civiliHzation.
    Synonyms: Hellenic, Hellenistical

Some articles on hellenistic:

Hellenistic Portraiture
... Hellenistic portraiture was one of the most innovative features of Hellenistic art. ...
Second Temple Period - Hellenistic Era
... During this time currents of Judaism were influenced by Hellenistic philosophy developed from the 3rd century BCE, notably the Jewish diaspora in Alexandria, culminating in the compilation of the Septuagint ... An important advocate of the symbiosis of Jewish theology and Hellenistic thought is Philo ...
Hellenistic Glass - Primary Production Centres
... sand and mineral natron when it comes to the Hellenistic period (Shortland et al ... in numerous sites of the Hellenistic world ... Hellenistic glass is the typical soda-lime-silica glass, to which lime was not intentionally added, but it was provided through the agent of sand (Turner 1956a) ...
Alexandrine Grammarians
... and textual scholars who flourished in Hellenistic Alexandria in the 3rd and 2nd centuries BCE, when that city was the center of Hellenistic culture ... In Hellenistic and later times, "grammarian" refers primarily to scholars concerned with the restoration, proper reading, explanation and interpretation of the classical ...
Lucio Russo - The Forgotten Revolution - Theory
... dimenticata), Russo stresses the well-established fact that Hellenistic science reached heights not achieved by the Classical age science, and proposes that it went further than ordinarily ... The legacy of Hellenistic science was one of the bases of the scientific revolution of the 16th century, as ancient texts started once again to be available in Europe ... According to Russo, Hellenistic scientists were not simply forerunners, but actually achieved scientific results of high importance, in the fields of "mathematics, solid and ...