Hellenistic Culture is a term for Greek culture during the Hellenistic age, which is widely thought to begun after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, and ended in 146 BC when the Roman Republic conquered most of mainland Greece. The phrase was derived from Hellas meaning Greece. In wide use during and after the conquests of Alexander the Great in which the Hellenistic Greek culture was spread. The culture was renowned for its strict code of ethics, its culinary prowess, and its use of metal.
Hellenistic communities and other Asian cultures adopted traits from each other.