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The term "Pagan" (pagani, villagers) is introduced by the christians to lessen the Gentiles.
Rufinus, the eunuch Prime Minister of Emperor Flavius Arcadius directs the hordes of the baptised Goths (led by Alaric) to the country of the Hellenes.
Their corpses are dragged through the streets by the christian mob and afterwards thrown unburied in the city dump.
www.rassias.gr /9011.html   (9809 words)

  Hellenismos FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most basic value of Hellenism is eusebeia, which is often translated as "piety." For Hellenes, piety means a deep-rooted personal commitment to the traditional worship of the Hellenic gods and a life of action to back up that commitment.
It must be admitted that some individual Hellenes harbor lingering anger toward their birth religions, usually as a result of abuse at the hands of religious leaders or well-meaning family members.
Some Hellenes would say that there is wisdom to be found there, but the Bible is not our holy book, and as we are not in a covenant relationship with the Hebrew father god or with Christ, we do not consider ourselves bound by Biblical law.
www.tcnj.edu /~adler/Hellenismos-FAQ.html   (5191 words)

  Hellenes, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
The eponymous ancestor of the Hellenes is Hellen 1, son either of Deucalion 1 (the man who survived the Flood), or of Zeus and Pyrrha 1.
The descendants of Hellen 1 became kings in several places: his grandson Deion ruled in Phocis (region bordering the Gulf of Corinth, west of Boeotia), and Deion's grandson was Arcisius, king of Ithaca and Odysseus' grandfather.
Another grandson of Hellen 1 was Cretheus 1, king of Iolcus and father of Pheres 1, who reigned in Pherae and became father of Admetus 1, husband of Alcestis.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Hellenes.html   (443 words)

 Hellen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Note: Hellen was not the same person as Helen of Troy, or Helenus, son of King Priam of Troy.
Hellen (Classical Greek Ἕλλην, Héllēn) is the mythological patriarch of the Hellenes, the son of Deucalion and Pyrrha (or sometimes Zeus), brother of Amphictyon and father of Aeolus, Xuthus, and Dorus.
His name is also another name for Greek, meaning a person of Greek descent or pertaining to Greek culture, and the source of the adjective "Hellenic".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hellen   (174 words)

 Greeks   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hellen, son of Deucalion, combined into one group the smaller tribes that participated in the Delphic Amphictyon, such as the Aeolians, the Achaeans, and the Dorians.
Hellenes (Έλληνες) - In mythology, Hellen, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, received from the nymph Orseis three sons, Aeolus, Dorus and Xuthus.
Greeks (Γραικοί) - In mythology, Graecus was the brother of Latinus and nephew to Hellen.
www.tocatch.info /en/Greeks.htm   (3760 words)

The spread of the worship of Zeus in the rest of Greece (the basis of which was in Dodoni), the Dorian tendency to form amfictionies[?] and the increasing popularity of the Delphic religion[?] lead to the use of the name in a way that denoted the people that today is known as Greeks.
The name Hellenes, which by then had become a synonym of attachment to old religions, was replaced by the name Roman.
The name Hellenes began to mean Greek again around the 11th century AD.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/he/Hellenes.html   (225 words)

 Hellenic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hellenic branch of Indoeuropean in which the Greek language belongs.
Greek (name): This includes an extensive discussion of the historical usages of the term Hellene.
Helladic period: The Bronze Age period of mainland Greece spanning c.2800 - 1100 B.C. and including various cultures and languages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hellenes   (186 words)

 Hellenes at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greek mythology states that were named after Hellene.
Before that the Hellenes (or Greeks) were distinguished in tribes (phylae) such as Achaians, Dorians, Ionians, etc.
After the independence of modern Greece from the Ottoman Empire the new founded country was named officially "Hellenic Republic" (or 'Hellas") and the people "Hellenes".
www.wiki.tatet.com /Hellenes.html   (228 words)

 The Hellenic Genocide: Quotes from historical documents and related Photos
The Hellenic Genocide was the systematic torture, massacre and ethnic cleansing of several millions Hellenes (Greeks) perpetrated by the Turks in Asia Minor, Constantinople (called Istanbul by the Turks), Eastern Thrace, Imvros, Tenedos, Macedonia, Cappadocia and Pontos between the beginning of the 1890's and the end of the 1950's.
The Hellenic Genocide began much before the World War I and "ended" much after the end of the World War II but works about the World War I include essential accounts from eyewitnesses of the Genocide and are useful to understand why and how that and other genocides were supported and later on covered up.
Hellenes from Pontos in a Turkish labour battalion.
www.greece.org /genocide/quotes   (1002 words)

 The Anabasis book 4
But the Hellenes, raising the battle hymn, dashed at them at a run, and they did not await them; armed well enough for mountain warfare, and with a view to sudden attack followed by speedy flight, they were not by any means sufficiently equipped for an engagement at close quarters.
After this the Hellenes dismissed the guide with a present raised from the common store, to wit, a horse, a silver bowl, a Persian dress, and ten darics; but what he most begged to have were their rings, and of these he got several from the soldiers.
In the first instance, the Hellenes drew up opposite in line of battle, as though they were minded to assault the hill in that order; but afterwards the generals determined to hold a council of war, and consider how to make the fairest fight.
www.earth-history.com /Greece/Anab/xenophon-anabasis-book-4.htm   (9614 words)

 Greek (name) - Phantis
According to Dionysius of Halicarnassus, a Hellene differs from a barbarian in four points, which is also the definition of the word: refined language, education, religion and the rule of law.
Euripides thought it plausible that Hellenes should rule over barbarians, because the first are destined for freedom and the other for slavery.
Hellene is used in a religious meaning for the first time in the New Testament.
wiki.phantis.com /index.php/Greek_(name)   (3258 words)

 Declaration Independence Hellenic Byzantium Christian Orthodox Church Nazareth Easter Christmas Paganism Heathens ...
Those who divide Hellenes from their Religion and Tradition, those who call Hellenes to be enslaved to the nazarene conquerors, those who call Hellenes to take up arms to fight by the side of nazarene conquerors, will be punished for high treason.
Hellenism belongs to Hellenes and not to the conquerors and butchers nazarenes.
Refusal of the nazarenes to recognize hellenic self-determination is the reason that led for centuries in bloody wars between enslaved Hellenes and nazarene conquerors.
www.hellenicreligion.gr /doc_en/diakurixsi-en.htm   (7079 words)

 Ancient Greece [encyclopedia]
Around 800 BC, the Hellenic civilization began to arise and by 600 BC they were using standardized coinage.
Hellenes produced iron in clay-lined stone furnaces with stoppered holes that were positioned on hilltops, in order to make use of winds.
The shift from "Hellenic" to "Hellenistic" represents the shift from a culture dominated by ethnic Greeks, however scattered geographically, to a culture dominated by Greek-speakers of whatever ethnicity, and from the political dominance of the city-state to that of larger monarchies.
www.artzia.com /History/Civilizations/Greece   (754 words)

 cars - Hellenes
The Hellenes are the nation that has populated Greece from the 17th century BC until today.
The name Hellenes, which by then had become a synonym of attachment to old religions, was replaced by the name Roman.
The name Hellenes began to mean Greek again around the 11th century when the Byzantine Empire was already a "Greek state", although preserving the name "Eastern Roman Empire".
www.carluvers.com /cars/Hellenes   (840 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hellenes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hellene The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology...
He was appointed regent in 1964 and succeeded to the throne the same year on the death of his father, King Paul.
, in Greek mythology, ancestor of the Hellenes, or Greeks; son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Hellenes   (633 words)

 Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes
Hellenic consciousness had survived in isolated pockets during Byzantine tyranny, as can be seen clearly in the case of Plethon Gemistos and his associates, or the earlier movement of Leon Sgouros.
Ethnikoi Hellenes s perceive the Cosmos to be a self-created, infinite, "ordered and adorned" entity that arose from within itself, and that we, and everything else in existence, are but infinitely small organic parts of this entity.
He sarcastically informed then that the Ethnikoi Hellenes knew very well the materials they used to represent their Gods, and that it was what was represented that was actually honored, not the materials per se.
www.ysee.gr /index-eng.php?type=english&f=faq   (6405 words)

 <<-- Greek City-->>: THE HELLENES
Hellenism proposes a man as a full and equal participant, beautiful in his nature, proud in his being and creator of his destiny; Christianity proposes a man as a blind puppet to a strange puppeteer, hideous in his denial of his spirit, his body, his nature and a slave to chance and superstition.
Hellenism proposes a man of wisdom through effort, knowledge and ability; a dominator of what is beneath him and builder of his world.
Hellenism breeds men of the world: brave, proud, aware, challenging, changing, becoming and knowing; while Christianity breeds sheep for slaughter: meek, huddled in pools of “averageness” and hoping for a better death than a life.
www.greekcity.com.au /content/content.cfm?id=2789   (1910 words)

 Herododus: An Account of Egypt: Being the Second Book of His Histories Called Euterpe, Part 2
The Egyptians told me that he was the only son of him who first became king of Egypt, and that he died before his time and was honoured with these lamentations by the Egyptians, and that this was their first and only song.
In another respect the Egyptians are in agreement with some of the Hellenes, namely with the Lacedemonians, but not with the rest, that is to say, the younger of them when they meet the elder give way and move out of the path, and when their elders approach, they rise out of their seat.
Hellenic usages they will by no means follow, and to speak generally they follow those of no other men whatever.
touregypt.net /herododuspart2.htm   (2764 words)

 Zeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A related title was Panhellenios, ('Zeus of all the Hellenes') to whom Aeacus' famous temple on Aegina was dedicated.
The only issue of their union was Ares, though Hera produced other offspring of her own: Hephaistos, Eileithyia, Hebe.
The conquests of Zeus among nymphs and the mythic mortal progenitors of Hellenic dynasties are famous.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zeus   (3026 words)

 Who we are - Hellenic Religion. Church of Hellenes.
We are the preachers and missionaries of the Hellenic Religion.
The Church of Hellenes is, must be, a perfectly organised army in a permanent state of war, with professional officers(=professional Priesthood), Holy Canons(=doctrines), iron discipline and hard training.
It is the militant and ready-to-fight part of the Hellenic society, which under the guidance of Gods shall exterminate the neo-byzantine enemies of the Nation and Hellenism.
www.hellenicreligion.gr /doc_en/who-en.htm   (448 words)

 Putnam on Synonymity and Belief
Consequently, given these current theories and additional premises which seem beyond dispute, the assumption that "Greek" and "Hellene" are synonymous leads to the conclusion that they are not synonymous, -- and similarly in the case of any other pair of different terms.
On this assumption, the truth of (3) does not presuppose that Jones uses the word "Greek", nor the truth of (4) that he uses the word "Hellene," nor the joint truth of (3) and (4) that he has two words by which to refer to the inhabitants of Greece.
For given the initial premise of the discussion (the synonymity in our usage of "Greek" and "Hellene") and the relevant interpretation of belief (and doubt) sentences, this would be equivalent to the overtly self-contradictory combination (e)- true-and-(e)-false.
www.ditext.com /sellars/psb.html   (1023 words)

 Anabasis - Part X   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At this point the king and the Hellenes were something like three miles apart; the one set were pursuing their opponents just as if their conquest had been general; the others were pillaging as merrily as if their victory were already universal.
But when the Hellenes learnt that the king and his troops were in the baggage camp; and the king, on his side, was informed by Tissaphernes that the Hellenes were victorious in their quarter of the field, and had gone forward in pursuit, the effect was instantaneous.
But as soon as the Hellenes again moved onwards, the hostile cavalry at once left the hillock--not in a body any longer, but in fragments--some streaming from one side, some from another; and the crest was gradually stripped of its occupants, till at last the company was gone.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/lit/historical/Anabasis/chap11.html   (1051 words)

 Hellenes :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
By the 6th Century B.C. the Hellenic community began to organize itself as independent cities not a centralized state, heralding the beginning of the Poleis, or city-states period.
High Culture: The Hellenes, and most of their neighbors, believed them to be of a higher status then the rest of the world.
Hellenisation: The Hellenes took their culture to the ends of the earth, many of the foreigners they would meet with adopted Hellenic pratices.
wildfiregames.com /0ad/page.php?p=6359   (735 words)

 www.VoiceOfGreece.gr - Announcements   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hellenic descent, permanent residents abroad are still obliged to serve in the Greek Armed forces.
Hellenic descent residents abroad are given the opportunity to do undergraduate studies in Greece as the period of registration in tertiary education institutes is considered residence abroad.
The vice-president of the Council of Hellenes abroad, Hristos Tomaras expressed satisfaction at the new regulations regarding military service stressing that the Council once again proved an effective communication channel between the omogeneia and the Greek state.
www.voiceofgreece.gr /en/anakoinoseis.asp?catid=149   (524 words)

 Gods of Knowledge
Greece will need to make full use of its resources both locally and overseas to make its commercial governance a model to other countries and thus fulfil the dreams of their ancient forefathers who taught that "knowledge is power", bestowing these so generously, both in volume and quality, to future generations.
The bond of homeland Greece and Cyprus with overseas Hellenes is of principal importance to all concerned.
It therefore follows that the ideals of the Olympics and Ancient Hellene democratic teachings, where these are applied on the micro and macro level, best integrates the international community as the brotherhood of the Global Family, which ultimately allows for their own and country's optimum exploration of their resources.
www.helleniccomserve.com /godsofknowledge.html   (935 words)

 The Supreme Council of the Gentile Hellenes (Religious movement, Greece)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Its aim is to defend and restore the ethnic, polytheistic, Hellenic tradition, religion and way in the contemporary Greek society, which is heavily dominated by the Christian Orthodox Church and the dark Byzantine ethos.
The goals of YSEE are similar to those of The Return of the Hellenes movement, which I don't know if it still exists or became a member of YSEE.
The thunder resembles "the two mirrored E letters" on the flag of the Return of the Hellenes, a symbol used by many similar organizations as it is believed to be ancient and found at many places all over Greece.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gr}ysee.html   (215 words)

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