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In Ancient Greece, arete was an important concept in philosophy. Essentially arete meant "being the best you can be," or "reaching your highest human potential."
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Greek name that means "goodness, excellence, virtue."
Arete was a minor Greek deity and with her sister Harmonia, was known as the Praxidikai (Exacters of Justice).
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Arete of Cyrene, 4th century Greek philosopher.
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Queen Arete, a character in Homer's Odyssey.
"Princess Arete", Japanese animated film.