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Hellenism may refer to:


  • Hellenism (religion), reconstructionist movements that revive ancient Greek religious practices, emerging since the 1990s
  • Hellenistic religion, systems of beliefs and practices of the people who lived under the influence of ancient Greek culture during the Hellenistic period and the Roman Empire (c. 300 BCE to 300 CE)


  • Hellenism (academia), the academic study of ancient Greece
  • Hellenism (neoclassicism), an esthetic movement in 18th and 19th century England and Germany
  • Hellenistic period, the period between the death of Alexander the Great and the annexation of the classical Greek heartlands by Rome
  • Hellenistic Judaism, a form of Judaism in the ancient world that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture
  • Hellenistic philosophy, period of Western philosophy that was developed in the Hellenistic civilization following Aristotle and ending with the beginning of Neoplatonism
  • Hellenization, the spread of Greek culture to other peoples

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