Origin of Hellenic
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Really of pre-Hellenic date, the place claimed to be an Argive colony.
It is because of this that we find coexisting in the pre-Hellenic times the sorcery of the Celt and the polytheism of the Hindu.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)
John William Draper
I agree that the "non-Homeric sagas" represent more faithfully the primitive pre-Hellenic habits of thought.The World of Homer
Of such urns I have found an immense number in all the pre-Hellenic strata on the hill.
It is also impossible for me to ascertain its breadth without breaking down the curious pre-Hellenic house.
- a branch of the Indo-European family of languages consisting of Greek in its various ancient and modern dialects
"pertaining to Greece," 1640s, from Greek Hellenikos, from Hellen "a Greek," of unknown origin. Earliest surviving use is by Homer in reference to a Thessalian tribe.