1887

oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Charis in Homer and the Homeric hymns

 

Abstract

A discussion of the common usage of the Greek term 'charis', which usually refers to an exchange of favours, and may have been derived from the indo-European root 'ghar' - brightness. In the Homeric Hymns 'charis' is possessed without being a gift from the gods. Its usage in the Odyssey is discussed

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