Hellenistic


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Hellenistic

, Hellenistical
1. characteristic of or relating to Greek civilization in the Mediterranean world, esp from the death of Alexander the Great (323 bc) to the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra (30 bc)
2. of or relating to the Greeks or to Hellenism
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Hellenistic

Characteristic of the style of Greek art after the death of Alexander in 323 B.C.
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