húmnos

On the etymology of ὕμνος (húmnos)

2021.11.08, re-written 2021.11.10 | By Gregory Nagy John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908), Penelope at Her Loom. Private collection. Image via Wikimedia Commons. Thanks to the work of Jill Robbins, the image shown here has been lightened and sharpened slightly—and the contrast has been adjusted—in order to improve… Read more