word study

Seeing Oinops through a Different Lens

~A guest post by Jacqui Donlon and the Oinops Study Group~ This photo inspired me to think about light. Notice how sometimes the waves appear dark, while some waves glisten and reflect light. It has to do with the angles of light, called technically the angle of… Read more

Connecting with Oinops

~ A guest post by Jenna Cole and the Oinops Study Group ~ Last week in the post Searching for Oinops, we shared some of the tools that we used to recreate the meaning of oinops.  Our approach is based… Read more

Searching for Oinops

~ A guest post by Jenna Cole and the Oinops Study Group ~ I can remember when I first became intrigued by the Greek word oinops, at the very end of the first offering of HeroesX. In Hour 24 of the Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours… Read more

Return to the Wine-Dark Sea

οἴνοπα  πόντον ~ A guest post by Jacqui Donlon ~ I am back because it still haunts me – the wine-dark sea. What is its meaning? We discussed this phrase a few months ago in this blog post but I find I cannot… Read more