Friday, February 8, 2013

Word from Mythology: Nemesis

NEMESIS. In English, the word "nemesis" means a long-standing enemy or rival, a relentless force of destruction that leads to someone's downfall. The word comes from Greek Nemesis, the goddess of vengeance and retribution. You can learn more about the goddess Nemesis and her role in Greek mythology in this Wikipedia article.


No comments:

Post a Comment