Hermes

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Her·mes

 (hûr′mēz)
n. Greek Mythology
The god of commerce, invention, cunning, and theft, who also served as messenger, scribe, and herald for the other gods.

Hermes

(ˈhɜːmiːz)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the messenger and herald of the gods; the divinity of commerce, cunning, theft, travellers, and rascals. He was represented as wearing winged sandals. Roman counterpart: Mercury

Hermes

(ˈhɜːmiːz)
n
(Astronomy) a small asteroid some 800 m in diameter that passed within 670 000 kilometres of the earth in 1937, and is now lost

Her•mes

(ˈhɜr miz)

n.
an ancient Greek god, the herald and messenger of the other gods, associated with commerce, invention, and cunning: identified by the Romans with Mercury.
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5) In this context Longinus also uses the Greek adjective enagonios (often translated as "vehement," "energetic," or "vivid"), which describes a text, a narrative, or a style that is "actively involving.
The ancient notions of enargeia and enagonios and the modern notion of immersion, which all involve more than mere visualization, much better capture the nature of Homer's spell.