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What was Hellenism a result of?

What was Hellenism a result of?

Hellenization, or Hellenism, refers to the spread of Greek culture that had begun after the conquest of Alexander the Great in the fourth century, B.C.E.

How did Hellenism affect Judaism?

Jewish life in both Judea and the diaspora was influenced by the culture and language of Hellenism. The Greeks viewed Jewish culture favorably, while Hellenism gained adherents among the Jews. Adaptation to Hellenic culture did not require compromise of Jewish precepts or conscience.