02.07.2017

Basic elements of Hellenismos

Religion
 
•    Eusebeia (Piety)
•    Ta patria (the ancestral ways)
•    Mythology
•    Cosmogony
•    Orthopraxy
•    Ritualism
•    Hero Cults
•    Veneration of the Dead
•    Mystery Cults (Eleusinian, Samothracian and Dionysian)
•    Cosmotheism
•    Polytheism
•    Agnosticism
•    Panpsychism & Hylozoism
•    Pandemonism or Animism
•    Oracles
•    Iatromancy & Theurg


Culture

•    Politics ("dealing with the public affairs")
•    Aretḗ & Humanism
•    Paideia & Kalokagathia
•    Ethnism or Ethnicum
•    Historical optimism
•    Affirmation of life
•    Objectivity
•    Philosophy
•    Music, Theatre & Lyric poetry
•    Sport & Science
•    Cultural polymorphism
•    Heterogeneity or Diversity
•    Hospitality
•    Circular perception of time
•    Organic perception of the cosmos


Politics

•    Polis
•    Monarchy
•    Aristocracy
•    Democracy
•    Collectivism
•    Stoic cosmopolitanism
•    Separation of powers
•    Autonomy & Isonomia
•    Isegoria & Isopoliteia
•    Ecclesia (people's assembly)
•    Psephisma
•    Demarchy (Sortition)
•    Senate
•    Nomos (Law)
•    Symmachies (alliances primarily of a military nature)
•    Colonies (in the Greek sense)