A Student of History

February 4, 2008

The Greeks had a word for it….

Filed under: Valor — John Maass @ 8:28 am

As a lifelong Giants fan, I have to say how remarkable the win was yesterday.  The first thing I thought of was “hubris,” which the Greeks recognized in ancient times.  Somehow I doubt Bill Bellicheck is a classical scholar, but he must surely understand the word now, even if he has never heard it.

1 Comment »

  1. pathetic manning ;goat of superbowl if not for tyre ;

    Comment by mitt222 — February 8, 2009 @ 12:03 pm | Reply

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