Hellenizers sentence example

hellenizers
  • The people were presumably out of sympathy with hellenizers, whether they belonged to the house of Onias or that of Tobiah.

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  • The hellenizers had not lost all hope of converting the nation and were indisposed to acquiesce in the concordat.

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  • The Hellenizers still enjoyed the royal favour and Jonathan made no attempt to dispossess them.

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  • By this time (103 B.C.) it was clear that the Hasmonaeans were - from the point of view of a purist - practically indistinguishable from the Hellenizers whom Judas had opposed so keenly, except that they did not abandon the formal observances of Judaism, and even enforced them upon foreigners.

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  • Many hellenizers rallied round those who were minded to die rather than abjure their religion.

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  • Later Sadducees, who actually bore the name, resisted this and all the characteristics of the Pharisees and continued to flatter the predominant foreigner - Greek or Roman - by imitating him with less reckless bravado than the first Hellenizers and with growing assurance.

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