Core Vocab: biā / biē

This month's Core Vocabulary discussion is on "biā (biē in the language of Homeric poetry) ‘force, violence’." What kinds of force are exhibited? Does biā or biē require other qualities for it to be effective without the person descending to the nature of a beast, and how can it be stopped or redirected? Are there occasions when it is admired, or harnessed effectively? Which heroes display this quality, and when? Read more