Kore vs Rore - What's the difference?

kore | rore |


As nouns the difference between kore and rore

is that kore is an Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle while rore is dew.

As a proper noun Kore

is the birth name of Persephone/Proserpina, the queen of the Underworld/Hades, and goddess of the seasons and of vegetation. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter; and the wife of Hades.

kore

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (arts, sculpture) An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
  • * 1966 , Spyros Meletz?s, Helen? A. Papadak?, Akropolis and Museum , page 42,
  • Mus. No 685: Archaic kore' of island marble (500-490 B. C.) 4 ft high. Attic work. This '''kore''' is not wearing the Ionian smile, but a look of solemn gravity. She does not gather up her robes with the left hand like the other ' kores ,.
  • * 1995 , Irene Bald Romano, University of Pennsylvania Museum, The Terracotta Figurines and Related Vessels , page 14,
  • Ducat believes that all the kore plastic vessels wearing transverse himatia ending in stepped folds over the abdomen originate in Rhodes (1966: 72).
  • * 2002 , Matthew Dillon, Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion , page 9,
  • Inscribed dedications often took the form of korai' (singular: ' kore ): statues, usually life-size or larger of female figures, generally goddesses.

    Coordinate terms

    * kouros (statue of a male)

    Anagrams

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    rore

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) dew
  • * circa'' 1600 : , act III, scene V
  • Demeas:?Let it bee lawfull for mee (most honorable not onerable paire) awhile to reteyne & deteyne ligate & obligate your eares with my words neither aspersed or inspersed with the flore or rore of eloquence, yee are both like in nature, & in nurture alike in Genius & both alike ingenuous. What Timon refuses Callimela refuses, what Callimela wills Timon also wills, soe that Callimela may not bee but Timons Callimela, and Timon but Callimelas Timon.

    References

    * “ †rore, n.'']” listed in the '' [2nd Ed.; 1989 ----