Posts Tagged by Arete
|November 26, 2015||Filled under Core Vocab, Featured||
The Core Vocab word this month is aretē [ἀρετή], which Professor Nagy translates as ‘striving for a noble goal, for high ideals; noble goal, high ideals’.
In the visual arts, aretē is often depicted as a female figure, while Phoenix tells Achilles “the might [aretē] and majesty [timē] of the gods are more than ours”. Let us explore this word to see how the texts illustrate its qualities in different contexts.
|October 8, 2014||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were delighted to welcome back Justin Arft (University of Missouri), and Efimia D. Karakantza (University of Patras, Greece), to continue the conversation started last week in Within the Kyklos ‘Whose Plan is This?’, Divine Plans and Poetic Narrative in the Iliad and Odyssey ‘. The discussion focused on the narrative plan of the Odyssey, with particular attention […] Read more…
Video—CHS Open House: Within the Kyklos ‘Whose Plan is This?’ with Efimia D Karakantza & Justin Arft
|September 22, 2014||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Efimia D. Karakantza (University of Patras, Greece), and Justin Arft (University of Missouri) for an Open House discussion: ‘Within the Kyklos: Whose plan is this? Divine plans and poetic narrative in the Iliad and Odyssey’. This open discussion took place within the Kyklos, the intergenerational project of the CHS focusing […] Read more…