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Hellenes

 

the self-designation of the Greeks. As a term designating all Greeks, it is first encountered in the works of the poet Archilochus (seventh century B.C.).

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It was because of this seemingly unlimited ability to go anywhere in the Mediterranean world by sea that the Athenians "held rule over more Hellenes than any other Hellenic state.
Persian Kuros was shrouded in myth from the moment the distant Hellenes first heard of him, and Lord Raglan already included him among stories of miraculous salvations from infantile slaughter.
70) The ancient Hellenes saw harmony between virtue, politics and nature.
Identified by the publisher as the first English-language publication to systematically treat Panhellenism, this book argues that in archaic and classical Greece, both Panhellenism and barbarism defined the community of the Hellenes and gave it political substance.
THE bottle was sold as part of the former collection of King George I of the Hellenes at the end of January.
Not to mention Paul, a tent maker, tricultural as a Hellenised Jew turned Christian, who could debate Epicurean and Stoic philosophers at Athens (Acts 17:18-38), quoting "certain of your own poets" against them, and also cite a verse from classical drama to other Hellenes (1 Corinthians 15:33): "Evil communications corrupt good manners.
Contemporary Greek expatriation comprises Hellenes and their descendants who .
He says that they are natural and not conventional--not a portion of the human voice which men agree to use--but that there is a truth or correctness in them which is the same for Hellenes as for barbarians.
My speech begins with the observation that Homer said, in essence, all that the Hellenes later lived out.
Moreover, those interruptions were invariably the result of outside conquests, whether the conquest of Egypt by the Hyksos nearly 4,000 years ago or by the Hellenes at the time of Alexander 2,300 years ago, and lasted only as long as the foreign conquerors continued to rule.
The first lady of Greece, Dmitria "Mimi" Papandreou had breast-reduction surgery in a bid to transform herself from good-time girl to the empress of the Hellenes.
The ancient Hellenes were people who believed very strongly in the power of the human mind to determine what things ought to be.