In the 2000 campaign, he famously flubbed a quiz on world leaders and talked defiantly about “grecians” and “nucular weapons.”
With the grecians then it was, that these disputations of Paul were held.
The grecians and Romans had no other original of their poetry.
In these places, and in all others where any of the Canaanites settled, the grecians have introduced some story about swans.
Then indeed proof is clear, and the treachery of the grecians opens out.
So he ordered them to punish the sea thus, and to cut off the heads of the grecians who had charge of the bridge.
Certes they grow not for vs, but for the Arabians and grecians.
And now came the first division in the body, "a murmuring of the grecians against the Hebrews."
Hecuba, his queen, escaped the swords of the grecians, and outlived him.
My brother, fear not, nor infect With fear the grecians; the sharp-pointed reed Hath touch'd no vital part.
c.1400, from Latin Graecia "Greece" (see Greek) + people ending -ian. The noun meaning "a Greek" is from early 15c.
Hellenists, Greek-Jews; Jews born in a foreign country, and thus did not speak Hebrew (Acts 6:1; 9:29), nor join in the Hebrew services of the Jews in Palestine, but had synagogues of their own in Jerusalem. Joel 3:6 =Greeks.