Aristotle: On Virtues & Vices Vocab

Currently ploughing through this work which has some great vocab. I thought I’d post my efforts to list the core words and concepts culled from Perseus here so as to save anyone else the bother. ψέκτης censurer, faultfinder, αἰσχρός causing shame, dishonouring, reproachful παρέπομαι accompany, attend λογιστικός skilled ἐπαινετὰ μέν ἐστι τὰ καλά, ψεκτὰ δὲ…

Womb Amulets

Over the summer I did the Future Learn course ‘Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World’ with Helen King from the Open University. I found this topic of Womb Amulets sufficiently facsinating in its ancient weirdness to go off and do some detailed background research of my own. Here’s what I found out: Amulets were…