Definition of Greekness in English:



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    • ‘However, the ingredients were fresh and tasty, even if lacking, in this case, a little authentic Greekness.’
    • ‘But Horace sharply distinguishes Greek models from Greek content, and, it might be argued, from Greekness itself.’
    • ‘But other factors, among them the perception of common Greekness and the Panhellenic dimension of religion, create pressures towards openings.’
    • ‘The idea of a transhistorically permanent idea of Greece and Greekness fails to recognise a long European history of intermixing nomadic tribes, slavery and successive colonising invasions.’
    • ‘Preservation of those qualities which were considered to constitute Greekness - descent, religion, language, and customs - did not depend upon absolute autonomy.’