a) Of or relating to the ancient Greek culture and civilization before the Hellenistic period.
b) Of or relating to Hellas (Greece) or the Hellenes (Greeks).
2. noun
The Greek language and its dialects from the earliest records (Linear B inscriptions, about 1600-1300 ) to the present Modern Greek.

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hellenic — or Hellenes may refer to: * Hellenic Republic, the modern state of Greece * Hellenes, a term for either ancient or modern Greeks, cf. Names of the Greeks * Hellenic, anything related to Greece in general or Ancient Greece in particular * Hellenic …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenic FC — Club fondé en 1958 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hellenic — Hel*len ic (?; 277), a. [Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? the Greeks.] Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece; Greek; Grecian. The Hellenic forces. Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenic — Hel*len ic, n. The dialect, formed with slight variations from the Attic, which prevailed among Greek writers after the time of Alexander. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenic FC — was a South African football (soccer) club, based in Cape Town. The club was founded in 1958 and nicknamed The Greek Gods .In early 2004, the club s franchise was sold by the owners to the Ndlovu family who renamed it Premier United and moved it… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenic — pertaining to Greece, 1640s, from Gk. Hellenikos, from Hellen a Greek, of unknown origin. Earliest surviving use is by Homer in reference to a Thessalian tribe …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hellenic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Greek. 2) relating to Iron Age and Classical Greek culture. ► NOUN ▪ the Greek language …   English terms dictionary

  • Hellenic — [hə len′ik, həlē′nik] adj. [Gr Hellēnikos < Hellēnes, the Greeks] 1. of the Hellenes; Greek 2. of the history, language, or culture of the ancient Greeks, specif. from the late 8th century B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great (323 B.C. ) n …   English World dictionary

  • Hellenic — Romaic Ro*ma ic, a. [NGr. ????: cf. F. roma[ i]que. See {Roman}.] Of or relating to modern Greece, and especially to its language. n. The modern Greek language, now usually called by the Greeks {Hellenic} or {Neo Hellenic}. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellenic — I noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo European family of languages (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Greek, ↑Hellenic language • Derivationally related forms: ↑Greek (for: ↑Greek) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hellenic — Hellene, Hellenic are the noun and adjective respectively referring to the people and culture of Greece, ancient and modern. They are normally used in the context of the history, literature, and archaeology of Greek lands. Hellene is pronounced… …   Modern English usage

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”