Aidos: The Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in by Douglas L. Cairns

By Douglas L. Cairns

This can be the 1st research in English to ascertain the most the most important phrases in Greek moral and social discourse, aidos, inside of quite a lot of Greek literature. mostly rendered "shame," "modesty," or "respect," aidos is likely one of the so much elusive and tough Greek phrases to translate. Dr. Cairns discusses the character and alertness of aidos and different suitable phrases in a few authors; with specific emphasis on their manifestations in epic, tragedy, and philosophy. He indicates that the essence of the concept that is to be present in its courting with Greek values of honor, within which context it will possibly realize and reply to the consideration of either the self and others. It therefore contains either self- and different- relating to habit, aggressive and cooperative values.

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6:5–6,8; 9:18). The body of the one-handled cup is tall and narrow in diameter, like the example from the floor ay of Room Z (Fig. 7:23). An open vase, probably a large cup (Fig. 8:32) with a wavy line on the shoulder, looks similar to a LH III C spouted cup from Lefkandi (RMDP, 712). It was found on the upper floor aw of Room H. A handleless undecorated cup has been found on the upper floor at of Room ST (Fig. 5:15) and another fine example with a pulled out rim on floor an of Room K (Fig. 10:28).

The base diameter of the basin is now smaller. 9. The paint and the decoration cover more of the surface of the body. The decorative style is more complex, towards a Close Style increase (KANTA 2003b, 515, 517, 522, 526) and the pictorial subjects are more stylised. The characteristic vase of the final date of this phase is the krater decorated in the Cretan Close Style. LM III C is a period characterised by the reduction of direct imports from the Greek Mainland (RUTTER 2003, 199–200. – KANTA 2003b, 513.

6:1,4,7,13–14; 7:21,25; 8:28–29; 10:10–11,13–14, 21,24–25) the straight-sided type always prevails; the triangular and squared lips, current in Crete, are generally very restricted in Khamalevri assemblages (Fig. 8:28). Various base types can be distinguished in the phase II material: mainly ringed (Fig. 10:16), raised and depressed underneath (Fig. 9:15); there is also an advanced example, a torus-disk fragment (Fig. 7:30). Dashes on the outer rim top are frequent (Fig. 10:14,21) and the decorative zone tends to be more elaborate (Figs.

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