Sonntag, 2. Juli 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
  • Pandemonism or Animism
  • Oracles
  • Iatromancy & Theurgy

Culture

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

Politics

  • Polis
  • Monarchy
  • Aristocracy
  • Democracy
  • "Socialism"& Collectivism
  • Stoic cosmopolitanism
  • Separation of powers
  • Autonomy & Isonomia
  • Isegoria & Isopoliteia
  • Ecclesia
  • Psephisma
  • Senate
  • Nomos (Law)
  • Nemesis
  • Symmachies (alliances primarily of a military nature)
  • Colonies (in the greek sense)