What does the word hellenic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Grecian.

Usage examples for hellenic

  1. " We" are running, like the competitors in the Hellenic stadium, in the public view of a mighty concourse, so vast, so aggregated, so placed aloft, that no word less great than " cloud" occurs as its designation: that " long cloud" as it is finely called in Isaac Watts' noble hymn, " Give me the wings of faith." – Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews by Handley C.G. Moule
  2. Christianity is, in its origins, not only Jewish but Hellenic, both as to its doctrines and as to its type of spirituality. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  3. I have never spoken with proper reverence either of the artist or of his work, the Jews; and for the same reason- namely, my Hellenic temperament, which was opposed to Jewish asceticism. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine