Then he put on a clean tunic, and went to join Charis and her guest.
Wasn't Charis a valiant general of the old Greeks, who sent him here, once on a time, to help the Byzantines?
Charis, Χαρις, of the Greeks, was the same personage as Ceres of the Romans.
The pillar at the back of Charis indicates the partition wall between this chamber and the one next to it on the left.
Charis and Tyche were allegories, the latter having been represented sitting because happiness does not stand fast.
As Charis was a tower sacred to fire; some of the Poets have supposed a nymph of that name, who was beloved by Vulcan.
By this means he passed the night in safety, according to the account we have from Charis.
Men marvelled at the charm of his words—Luke using the Greek Charis to express it.
The world would have forgotten General Charis, but for his wife Damalis, whom they have remembered these two thousand years.
The word cross is in all probability the same as Charis which means charity, and akin to chrestos which means good.