Results for: Arets

In English Language

What is Another name for arete?

What is an Arete?. An arete is very very thin piece of rock and very very sharp, which is almost always formed when 2 glaciers erode parrelel U-shaped valleys.. Shruti
In Erosion and Weathering

Is an arete a result of erosion or deposition?

An arête is a thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock which is typically formed when two glaciers erode parallel U-shaped valleys, or else when two corrie glaciers erode bac (MORE)
In Mountains

What is an arete and how is it formed?

An arête is a thin ridge of rock which is formed when two glaciers erode parallel U-shaped valleys. The arête is a thin ridge of rock that is left separating the two (MORE)
In Science

How do aretes form?

In mountain forms, a Horn is a form of evolutionary convergence. A horn is formed of three (or four) smooth steep faces, and the junctions of these faces are called aretes. (MORE)
In Mountains

How is a arete form?

It is formed when two glaciers erode parallel from each other or when two glaciers erode towards each other
In Antigone

What is Antigone's 'arete'?

The noun 'arete' is Greek for 'excellence, goodness, virtue'. Its application to life is seen in one's living up to one's full potential. It also is seen in one's handling adv (MORE)
In Mountains

How is an arete formed?

An arête is typically formed when two glaciers erode parallelU-shaped valleys. The arête is a thin, sharp ridge of rock that isseparating the two valleys.
In Ancient Rome

Was arete a Roman ideal?

No, arete was a Greek notion. Romans did however put a great deal of importance on being honorable and keeping their word (fides).
In Books and Literature

Greek value of arete in literature?

Sometimes translated as "virtue", the word actually means something closer to "being the best you can be", or "reaching your highest human potential".
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Why was arete important to greek culture?

Arete was the personification of living up to one's potential. With role models like Perseus, Theseus and Odysseus, that was a tall order to fill.
In Gaia (Terra)

Whom is Arete a descendent of?

Arete is a descendant of Poseidon, who, making love to Periboea, begot Nausithous, who in turn had two sons, Rhexenor and Alcinous. Rhexenor later spawned Arete with Apollo.