[B-Greek] the word hellenistic.

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Wed Jul 30 17:55:15 EDT 2003


At 1:11 PM -0400 7/30/03, Barry Hofstetter wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "dave pursey" <4pbears at earthlink.net>
>To: <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 11:43 AM
>Subject: [B-Greek] the word hellenistic.
>
>
>> Hi.
>>
>>      i have a question (probably a dumb one) i'd like to see if i can get
>answered.  The question is this  what does hellenistic mean; and here's
>the dumb
>part, because it sounds a lot like the word hell, i know that here's no
>connection with hell concerning this word but i'd still like to know what it
>means.<<
>
>My friend, for a "dumb" question (and no question sincerely asked to gain
>knowledge is ever dumb), you surely garnered a lot of good answers!

Perhaps even more remarkable (but perhaps not ...), few, if any of those
respondents bothered to check whether anyone else had already responded
adequately.
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Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Emeritus)
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