Syria (the Seleucid state) was first deprived of some of its best Oriental regions by native rebellions (such as those leading to the creation of the Parthian and Bactrian states about 250 ). Macedonia, first defeated in 197, was reduced to impotence in 168 and transformed into a province in 149.Finally, Hellenization is used with reference to Judea, Persia, etc. Erudition developed for its own sake and, notably in Alexandria and Pergamum, was under royal protection.to indicate the penetration of elements of Greek civilization into territories which, though subject to Greco-Macedonian rule for a certain period of time, preserved their national culture with conspicuous success. Droysen stretched the meaning of the word to signify the period of transition from the pagan to the Christian world which started with Alexander. The libraries of Alexandria were centers of research, besides containing extraordinary collections of manuscripts (apparently not confined to texts in Greek).
Alexandra checked the site periodically, looking for a potential match for Alina. “I told her if you give me your permission, I’ll send his mom an e-mail.” After Alexandra and Anatoly’s mom made their own connection, they shared photos and other information with their children. Kids may be busy and not have the time.” The JMom is the brainchild of Chicago siblings Brad and Danielle Weisberg, who had the idea for the site one day when they were visiting their mother. This is not a bad idea.’ ” Realizing that moms often have more time — and money — to spend on perusing dating websites than their busy offspring, Brad and Danielle decided to set up a network of Jewish parents all wanting their children to find Jewish mates.
After reading in her local Jewish paper about The JMom.com, an Internet site designed for Jewish mothers trying to find matches for their children, Alexandra logged on, creating first a profile about herself, and then uploading information about Alina.
“I first asked my daughter if it was OK, because she was negative about Internet dating,” said Alexandra, who was born in Ukraine and moved to New Jersey with her family in 1996.
“If it’s a nice family, the kids are usually good, too,” she said.
The mothers using the site do not actually arrange the dates for their children, but rather make suggestions once they have pre-screened eligible men and women and their families.