charged with the task of visiting other cities

The word “theory” comes from the ancient Greek word theorein, meaning “to see.” …Over time, it came to describe a special and intensified form of “seeing” in the Greek world. Certain designated city officials— theoroi—were charged with the task of visiting other cities, to “see” events such as religious or theatrical or athletic festivals, andContinue reading “charged with the task of visiting other cities”