Definitions for "Hellenistic period"
(332-76 BCE) The period of Greek (Seleucid) domination after Alexander the Great conquered the Land of Israel. The Jewish theocracy remained for some time, and then practicing the Judaism was prohibited, causing the Hasmonean Revolt. Check the Timeline
Period beginning with the Macedonian King Alexander the Great in 330 B.C. and continuing till the Battle of Actium in 30 B.C.
historic period that begins after Alexander the Great's death in 323 B.C., when his empire was broken into many separate kingdoms; most were ruled by dynasties descended from his generals and thus were strongly influenced by Greek culture