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Old February 20, 2010, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Perikles View Post
Any idea why green should be associated with fear? Homer has fear always described as green (chloros deos), perhaps skin colour?
Not sure. A quick search shows one person claiming that chloros covers a range of the spectrum including yellow (so skin colour might be plausible); and another claiming that "green fear" in Homer is supernatural fear; but neither tries to prove his claims.
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