Core Vocab: menos

A guest post by Sarah Scott This month I’ve chosen as our Core Vocab word (from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (H24H)[1] and the Sourcebook[2]) menos [μένος] ‘power, life-force, activation’ (divinely infused into cosmic forces, like fire and wind, or into heroes); a partial synonym of thūmos; a partial synonym of mēnis‘. As a reminder of those other words: thūmos is defined as ‘heart, spirit’ (designates realm of consciousness,… Read more