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Hellas a.k.a. Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southern Europe and Balkans. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 11 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city.


  1. "Hellas" is a verse drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley, written in 1821 and published in 1822 by Charles and James Ollier in London. Shelley wrote it while living in Pisa, with a view to raising money for the Greek War of Independence. It was to be Shelley’s last published poem during his lifetime.
    • also known as "Hellas: a lyrical drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley"; "Hellas, a lyrical drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley; a reprint of the original edition published in 1822"
  2. "Hellas" a.k.a. "Hellas; eller, Sokrates" is a book written by August Strindberg.
  3. "Hellas" a.k.a. "Hellas, a portrait of Greece" is a book by Nicholas Gage.


Hellas: The Theme of Hellas was a Byzantine military-civilian province located in southern Greece. The theme encompassed parts of Central Greece, Thessaly and, until c. 800, the Peloponnese. It was established in the late 7th century, and survived until the late 11th/12th century.

Phrases with Hellas

  1. Dasiops Hellas
  2. Spialia Hellas
  3. Hesperia Hellas
  4. Xanthodelphax Hellas
  5. Species Dasiops Hellas
  6. Species Hesperia Hellas
  7. Species Xanthodelphax Hellas

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hellas

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Google previewThe Origin and Evolution of the Solar System (2000)

by Michael M. Woolfson

Hellas is a large and deep basin in the southern hemisphere with an average depression equal to that of the northern plains. The assumption is made that these features are departures from a crust which would be a uniform spherical shell.

Google previewSilent Urns (2000)

Romanticism, Hellenism, Modernity by David S. Ferris

Indeed, so strong is the sense that Hellas is a classic Hellenistic text that famous remarks from its Preface, such as, ...

Google previewOdysseus Unbound (2005)

The Search for Homer's Ithaca by Robert Bittlestone, James Diggle, John Underhill

Hellas is an ancient name for Greece and the Phoenicians came from Lebanon, so Herodotus is telling us that the Greek alphabet was derived from an early western Semitic script, probably between the ninth and eighth centuries BC.

Google previewHistory of Modern France (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Hellas: Hellas is a verse drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley, written in 1821 and ...

Google previewBook-lore (1886)

A Magazine Devoted to Old Time Literature

Whether the Hellas is a more trustworthy portrait, so to speak, of the original, we cannot say, as we have not been able to obtain an opportunity of comparing the two. Apart from this question, the book is certainly a very valuable acquisition, ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Shelley (2013)

by M. Garrett

(See Hellas. A Lyrical Drama; 'Cry of War tothe Greeks'; Mavrokordatos, Prince Alexandros.) Hesawit bothasa potential fulfilment of theideal ofclassical Greece andaspart ofa libertarian movement which also embraced revolutions and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Greece (1995)

by Thanos Veremēs, Markos Dragoumēs

Hellas certainly did have a meaning but this should be considered in a context of a complex society where every Hellene belonged to a multiplicity of groups, of which the "polis" was the most demanding. An Athenian visiting nearby Megara ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (2015)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Steve McNutt, Hazel Rymer, John Stix

The cratered highlands surrounding the Hellas basin in the southern hemisphere of Mars exhibit a variety of volcanic landforms, most notably ancient, eroded volcanoes (formerly called highland paterae) and vast plains FIGURE 41.4 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Tatnall, Arthur

Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Greece Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Greece Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Greece Foundation for Research and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

Hellas!” (“A Greek! A Greek!”), sending the crowd into a frenzy. The Olympic pride based on millennia of Olympic tradition was then realized by the home crowd, which had been rather disappointed by the results of the Greek athletes.

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Hellas: Ketaifi

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BFW vs HELLAS - CW ESL (5 vs 5)

Scrabble value of H4E1L1L1A1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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