Core Vocab | esthlos

This latest exploration of Core Vocabulary terms from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours and the associated Sourcebook is esthlos [ἐσθλός] “‘genuine, good, noble’; synonym of agathos.” The first thing I noticed is that it is far less frequent than agathos. I wondered whether there were any specific usages, in particular the sense of “genuine.” And how should the word best be translated in different contexts? Here are a… Read more