Have you lost your Manly Thumos? How to restore your Spiritedness – Maccabee Society


  Homer’s Greek epic the Iliad is a catechism on the merits and dangers of θυμός (thumos). Thumos is the breath of the warrior. It is the emboldened spiritedness of a man. We find in Homer’s character Achilles the icon of irrational thumos. His name is combination of ἄχος “distress, pain” and λαός “people” resulting … Continue reading Have you lost your Manly Thumos? How to restore your Spiritedness – Maccabee Society