Core Vocab: nemesis

In our Core Vocab definitions, found in The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours[1] and the associated Sourcebook[2], Gregory Nagy provides the following definition: “nemesis indicates the process whereby everyone gets what he or she deserves.” Here are some passages in which the word is used, as a starting point for further exploration and discussion of the word. When Penelope complains about the bard Phemios’ song: [345] “Mother,” answered the… Read more