Aidos


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Aidos

ancient Greek personification of conscience. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 14]
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Shame makes Charmides unable to avow or disavow that he is temperate, and it then inspires the second definition: "sophrosyne seems to me to make people ashamed and bashful, and so I think modesty (aidos) must be what sophrosyne really is." (31)
81: `Hector's education will have taught him how society expects him to behave, and so contributes to the formation of his social role; in as much as his thumos and his aidos combine in leading him to pursue this role, he has obviously made the values under which he acts his own, made the expectations of society equivalent to his own expectations of himself.'
A sub-species of fear, and a sub-species to which Belfiore gives a central place, is aidos, which signifies a fear of whatever will bring shame or disgrace.
Carson tell us that the little Greek word "aidos" encompassed
As part of the rescheduled 99 Revolutions Tour (for the three companion albums, "AiUno!," "AiDos!" and "AiTre!"), Green Day performed a career-spanning, two-and-a-half-hour, 27-song set that included a three-song encore and at least one song from each of the band's albums.
Boys and men were the objects of the gaze, and the primary sign of respectable women's relationship to the gaze in antiquity was their modesty or aidos; that in turn was related, at least in ideology, to their relegation to the private sphere, not to be looked at, and to their stereotypically downcast eyes when in public.
People come to desire virtuous acts through internalizing punishment, that is, learning to feel aidos (shame, guilt, remorse).
Furley concedes that `[sex] would certainly give a viable pleasure for Phaidra's list'; but objects that `there is no direct parallel for aidos = sex, and the sense required would be most abrupt'.
For many reasons Aidos is a welcome contribution to scholarship.
493-511) and that, as need arises, all consult the excellent Index of passages and Glossary and index of Greek terms (e.g., aidos, charis, eunomia, koros, megaphronein, phthonos, sophrosyne).