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Aidos

Smith, A. C. (2012) Aidos. In: Bagnall, R., Brodersen, K., Champion, C., Erskine, A. and Huebner, S. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley, London. ISBN 9781405179355

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To link to this article DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah17020

Abstract/Summary

Aidos, an abstraction whose meaning ranges from shame to modesty, is personified in literature (Hani 1980) but not art (Cairns 1996). Homer contrasts aidos, personal shame, with Nemesis, public indignation (Scott 1980).

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Classics
ID Code:24476
Publisher:Wiley

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