Hellenic (adj.) Look up Hellenic at Dictionary.com
"pertaining to Greece," 1640s, from Greek Hellenikos "Hellenic, Greek," from Hellen "a Greek," of unknown origin. Earliest surviving use is by Homer in reference to a Thessalian tribe; traditionally from the name of an eponymous ancestor, Hellen, son of Deucalion. In modern use in the arts, of Greek work from the close of the primitive phase to the time of Alexander the Great or the Roman conquest.