Core Vocab: koros

This time the Core Vocab word—taken from terms in H24H [1] and the associated Sourcebook[2]—is koros: ‘being satiated; being insatiable’. The word is not discussed in the book, so I wondered how negatively koros was presented in the texts, and whether there was any difference between genres. And what kind of satiation is referred to? Not surprisingly, Hesiodic Works and Days has something to say about this: The hōrā for… Read more