Core Vocab: makar

This time the Core Vocab word (mentioned in H24H and in the associated Sourcebook) is makar [μάκαρ] ‘blessed; happy’. This has a similar meaning to olbios, which has an everyday meaning when applied to mortals, “fortunate, wealthy, happy” and a specialized meaning when applied to the gods, “blessed”. But it can also be applied in a sacral context to heroes, after they are dead and have cult status. It seems… Read more