In Greek mythology, Thrasos[pronunciation?] (Ancient Greek: Θράσος) is the personified concept of boldness.

Although the word θράσος itself could be used both in the positive ("courage") and the negative ("over-boldness, insolence") senses,[1] in the only context where Thrasos appears as a personification (a daemon), it is definitely a malicious and suspicious being, mentioned together with Hybris and Atë and opposed to Dike.[2][3]


  1. ^ A Greek-English Lexicon compiled by H. G. Liddel and R. Scott. 10th edition with a revised supplement. – Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996. - p. 804, under θράσος
  2. ^ Aeschylus, Agamemnon 763 ff
  3. ^ Theoi Project - Thrasos