Core Vocab: kamatos

"Many and brave comrades followed the son of Telamon, to relieve him of his shield when he was overcome with sweat and toil [kamatos]." This time the Core Vocab term—taken from terms listed in H24H] and the associated Sourcebook— is kamatos [κάματος] which Gregory Nagy glosses as ‘ordeal, labor, pain’. Read more

Core Vocab: ponos

"He was seen and noted by swift-footed radiant Achilles, who was standing on the spacious stern of his ship, watching the sheer pain [ponos] and tearful struggle of the fight." This next exploration of Core Vocabulary—taken from terms in H24H and the associated Sourcebook—features ponos [πόνος], glossed as ‘ordeal, labor, pain’. Read more