Deinos in Antigone

~ A guest post by Jessica Eichelburg ~ As members of “Team Antigone” tasked with flagging the HeroesX core vocabulary and modernizing Jebb’s great translation, we worked slowly with the text, examining each word, and discussing best practices for how to capture the clarity and subtlety of Sophocles’ Antigone. In the process of “Hero-izing” the text, we were confronted with a word—deinos—that launches the Chorus’ famous ode on man (starting… Read more