Why are there so many buildings that resemble ancient Greek temples in Europe? And why do so many artists from the Romantic era depict ancient Greek mythological characters in their sculptures and paintings? The answer is Neoclassicism or Hellenism. Here is what you should know.
Understanding the the terms Hellas, Hellenes, Hellenistic, Hellenism, and Philhellenism. Where do they come from and are they synonyms for Greece and Greek?